Lance Naik Sandeep Singh had taken part in the surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the LoC in September 2016. Soldier Who Was Part Of Surgical Strikes Killed In Gunbattle In Kashmir.The Indian Army on Tuesday paid tribute to Lance Naik Sandeep Singh who was killed on Monday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tangdhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC).
Rich tributes were paid by the Army today to its valiant soilders Rifleman Sandeep Singh Rawat who attained martyrdom at a young age while successfully foiling an infiltration bid in Kupwara sector.
Sandeep sustained bullet injuries in the counter-intrusion operation in which five terrorists were killed. He was evacuated to the 92 base hospital but surrendered to his injuries. He was surrendered to his injuries sustained during a firefighting with terrorists at Tangdhar in Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday.He(30) had joined Army in 2007. He had spent a month with his family in July. He returning to join his duty on August 8.
Sandeep Singh was one of the leading scouts of the surgical strike team which carried out penal strikes into terror launch pads across the LoC in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir(POK) in September 2016.
In very short span of just over one year of sevice, Sandeep, a proficient boxer, had won over his superior and peers alike by his soldierly attributes, youthful energy and an ever smiling disposition.
Family members pay their last respects to Lance Naik Sandeep Singh at Kotla Khurd in Gurdaspur.
Hundred of people attended the last rites of the soilders, besides his family members and relatives. Sandeep, who is survived by his wife Gurpreet Kaur, a five year old son Abhinav Singh, his parents and brother.
Gurpreet Kaur said Sandeep had a brief talk with her on mobile on Saturday. “He told me that there was firing going on , so he will speak to me on Sunday. After that he couldn’t speak to me and I received his body on Monday. But I am proud of him as he has sacrificed his lifefor sake of the country.
Contingents of the Punjab Police and 17 Raj Rifels from Tibri military station near here offered a gun salute to the slain soilders before the pyre was lit by his father Jagdev Singh.
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