3 sol­diers die af­ter tank plunges into river

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Three sol­diers were killed when a tank slipped and plunged into a river dur­ing heavy rains fol­low­ing an an­nual fir­ing drill in south­ern Tai­wan. The CM11 ar­moured ve­hi­cle car­ry­ing five sol­diers was re­turn­ing to camp in south­ern Ping­tung county about 10am yes­ter­day af­ter com­plet­ing the fir­ing test when it slipped from a bridge and fell up­side down into the Wang­sha river. The driver man­aged to es­cape but four oth­ers were trapped in­side the ve­hi­cle. One of the sol­diers was re­vived af­ter emer­gency treat­ment.

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