Mamata mourns death of army officers in Cheetah chopper crash

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016 19:40 hrs

Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday condoled the death of three army officers in a Cheetah helicopter crash.

"Saddened by the death of three army officers in Sukna due to tragic chopper crash. Words are never enough. My condolences to bereaved families," the Trinamool Congress supremo said on Twitter.

Major Sanjeev Lathar, Major Arvind Bazala and Lt. Colonel Rajneesh Kumar were killed and a junior commissioned officer was critically injured when the helicopter crashed inside Sukna military base in the state's Darjeeling district around 10.30 a.m.



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