JAMMU/ SHIMLA: A soldier was killed early on Saturday as Pakistan breached the truce alongside the Line of Management (LoC) in J&Okay’s Rajouri district, resorting to unprovoked firing and shelling concentrating on ahead Indian posts and civilian areas. Since June […]
“Pakistan violated the ceasefire alongside the LoC in Rajouri, to which Indian Military successfully retaliated. Within the cross-border hearth change, Sepoy Rohin Kumar (24) from Galore Khas village in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur district was critically injured and later succumbed,” Jammu-based defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand stated.
The sepoy’s household had been making preparations for his marriage that was scheduled to be held in November. The information of his demise plunged your entire village into mourning. The soldier of 14 Punjab Regiment was the one son of his mother and father, whereas his elder sister is already married. He had joined the Military in 2016.
Mortal stays of the martyr arrived in a helicopter at NIT floor in Hamirpur, from the place his physique was taken to his native village in a navy automobile and his final rites have been carried out with full navy and state honours on Saturday night time. “Martyr Kumar was a courageous, extremely motivated and honest soldier. The nation will at all times stay indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to obligation,” Lt Col Anand added.
Earlier, 4 troopers have been killed in Rajouri district — Havildar Sambur Gurung on July 10 and Havildar Dipak Karki on June 22 in Nowshera sector; Naik Gurcharan Singh on June 10 in Manjakote sector; and Havildar Mathiazhagan P on June Four in Sunderbani sector — whereas one other, Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei was killed in Poonch’s Kirni sector on June 13. All 4 civilian deaths have been reported from Poonch district — a 60-year-old lady was killed on July eight and three of a household — a pair and their teenage son — have been killed on July 17.
Condoling Rohin Kumar’s demise, Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur stated, “He was a real hero who has left an exemplary legacy of valour and supreme sacrifice.”
(with inputs from Anand Bodh in Shimla)