JK News Today

Jammu, August 19:

Based on specific input a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Indian Army and JKP on 19 Aug 2021 in village Danna, Thanamandi, District Rajouri(J&K). During the search operation in forested area of village Danna, Thanamandi, the search party led by Junior Commissioned Officer, Subedar Ram Singh was fired upon by terrorist from a nearby densely forested area.

The Junior Commissioned Officer immediately retaliated the fire and in the ensuing fire fight, one terrorist was neutralised while Subedar Ram Singh suffered a gunshot wound. The valiant Junior Commissioned Officer was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to the nearest Hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries.

Subedar Ram Singh, aged 46 years belonged to Village-Salana, Post Office- Bajwar, District- Pauri Garhwal, Uttarkhand. He is survived by his wife, son & daughter.

Subedar Ram Singh was a brave and highly motivated soldier. The Nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.