SRINAGAR: Army on Saturday paid tribute to Subedar Shri Om, Havildar Ramautar, and Sepahi Pawan Singh Gurjar, who lost their lives in a road accident on Thursday near Kanipora village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lieutenant General DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks paid homage to the gallant soldiers on behalf of the nation.
“The three Bravehearts were injured after the vehicle they were traveling in overturned near Kanipora village, Shopian district, en route to an encounter site at Badigam, Shopian. Owing to the wet road conditions, the driver had seemingly lost control over the vehicle and it skidded off the road,” a statement issued eads.
It said that Late Subedar Shri Om, was 41 years old and had joined the Army in 1998. He belonged to Vill – Mahrana, Post – Charkhidadri, Tehsil – Charkhidadri, Distt – Bhiwani in Haryana and is survived by his Wife.
Late Havildar Ramautar, was 39 years old and had joined the Army in 2002. He belonged to Vill – Lalpur, Post – Ujoli, Tehsil – Kotkashim, Distt – Alwar in Rajasthan and is survived by his Wife.
Sepahi Pawan Singh Gurjar, was 23 years old and had joined the Army in 2018. He belonged to Vill – Kanchanpura, Post – Talchiri, Tehsil – Mahawa, Distt – Dausa in Rajasthan and is survived by his Mother.
The mortal remains of Subedar Shri Om, Havildar Ramautar and Sepahi Pawan Singh Gurjar will be taken for last rites to their native place, where they would be laid to rest with full military honours.
In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved families and remains committed to their dignity and well being, the statement said—(KNO)