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Unhappy with salary, Indian army man climbs transmission tower

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Srinagar, August 05 2013 (PPI-OT): An Indian Army soldier, unhappy with his salary, climbed atop a 200-foot tall transmission tower, demanding better pay.

An official of the fire department, which sent three of its vehicles to the spot, said the Assam Rifles Jawan climbed the tower located at Sarai Khale Khan area in New Delhi and refused to come down till his demand was met.

Police, as well as Government officials, also reached the spot and were till filing of the report trying to make the jawan come down from the tower, which carries high tension power lines, the official said.

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