A helicopter from the Indian Air Force was crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, in which seven Army soldiers were burnt alive. The accident took place around 6:00 am, two days ago. Due to technical failure of 12 km away from China border in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian Air Force helicopter MI17 was crashed.After the accident, the bodies of the soldiers were taken from the accident site by keeping them in a plastic sacks and tied up in cardboard boxes, a picture this, came in front of the public on Sunday.
After which the people criticized such behavior with the martyrs. After much criticism, the Air Force apologizes for this on Sunday night and said that in future bodies would be delivered in the right way.Reacting to the issue, the Army said in a statement – “Due to constraints of the carriage effort in high altitude area, helicopter cannot carry the full load. Mortal remains were wrapped in available local resources instead of improvised body bags or coffins. This was an aberration. Mortal remains arrived at Guwahati base hospital by 2 pm on 6 October and thereafter post-mortems and other formalities commenced. Immediately after the post-mortem, all the mortal remains were placed in the wooden coffins with full military honours. Consequent to paying of tributes as per full military honours, mortal remains of all the personnel have been sent to respective next of kin. Carriage of mortal remains, wrapped in local resources as in this case, is an aberration. Body bags, wooden boxes will be ensured.”
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