Army jawan, critically injured in Pak firing along Loc in Jammu, succumbs

at 6:55 pm
Army jawan

Jammu (NVI): An Indian Army soldier who was critically injured in Pakistani firing along Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir on January 18, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here.

While responding to ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district in J&K on Monday, Nk Nishant Sharma of 10 JAK Rifles was critically injured and was under treatment at Command Hospital. The NCO succumbed to his injuries today, PIB’s Defence Wing.

“Nk Nishant Sharma was a brave, highly motivated and a sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” the Army said in a statement.

On Thursday also, Hav Nirmal Singh of 10 JAK Rifles, who was critically injured in Pakistani firing, had succumbed to his injuries. Singh was hit in the chest by a sniper bullet from Pakistani side. He was airlifted to Udhampur Army Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.