Injured Soldier, CRPF Man Succumb at Hospital

0Shares

Srinagar—Two government forces personnel who were injured in separate incidents succumbed today at hospitals here in summer capital.

Officials said that army’s Havaldar Narendra Singh who had sustained bullet injuries due to sniper fire from across the Line of Control at a forward post in Rampur Sector of Uri on August 7 succumbed at 92 Base Hospital on Wednesday. The slain was shot in head.

“In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantonment, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the martyr on behalf of a proud nation. In a show of solidarity, the state Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri and officials of other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyr,” an army spokesman said.

Meanwhile, a CRPF head constable identified as Riyaz Ahmad of 181 Battalion also succumbed to his injuries. The slain was injured in a grenade attack at Magam in Budgam district on August 14 in which two other CRPF men and one cop were also injured.

 

 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS