Srinagar:- Army today paid befitting tribute to its comrade who attained martyrdom during Counter Terrorist operations on 09 Oct 17 in Budgam District. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, 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, representatives from other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyr.
Late Sub Raj Kumar sustained bullet injury during a late night operation in Drang Village of Khag Tehsil. He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to hospital but unfortunately succumbed to the injury.
Martyr Sub Raj Kumar, 47 years of age, had joined Army in 1990 and hailed from Village Khanni in Himachal Pradesh. He is survived by his wife Smt Toshi Devi and two sons.
The mortal remains of the martyr were flown for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family of the martyr and remains committed to their dignity and well being.