On the 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas — 1st of April 2019, the army achieved yet another commendable feat.
The Indian army inaugurated the longest suspension bridge over the Indus River at Choglamsar Village in Leh (Ladakh).
Suspension Bridge constructed over Indus River by Combat Engineers ‘Fire & Fury Corps’ was inaugurated by local War Veterans of region on 1 April 2019.Built in a record time of 40 days 'Maitri Bridge' is longest Suspension Bridge over River Indus.#NationFirst pic.twitter.com/PDQJgOVxwl
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) April 2, 2019
The bridge was built over a record 40 days by the Fire and Fury corps stationed at Ladakh.
The bridge, named Maitri, was built by combat engineers and was inaugurated by war veterans this week.
Standing proud at 260-feet long, the bridge is going to aid connectivity to Ladakh’s remote areas.
While the townspeople applauded the army for achieving such an amazing feat, the Internet was also all praises for the men in uniform.