Service No : 15501379W
Place of birth : Rewari, Haryana
Service : Army
Last Rank : Lance Dafedar
Arm/Regt : The Armoured Corps
Operation : CI & IS Ops
Martyrdom : January 27, 2021
Shamshipora IED Blast: 27 Jan 2021
During Jan 2021, LD Deepak Kumar’s unit was deployed in Kulgam district of J & K and was engaged in operations against the terrorists on a regular basis. The AOR(Area of Operations) of the unit fell into the region affected with active militancy which demanded 'high alert' at all times on the part of the troops. The battalion followed strict SOPs(Standard Operating Procedures) while moving its men and material by deploying road opening teams to conduct sanitization of the area. LD Deepak Kumar was part of one such road opening team on 27 Jan 2021 along the Srinagar-Jammu highway.
LD Deepak Kumar and his comrades were part of road opening team deployed along the Shamshipora stretch of Srinagar-Jammu highway. As LD Deepak Kumar and his team were engaged in the sanitization exercise, the terrorists detonated an IED(Improvised Explosive Device) planted in an abandoned building with in the campus of a government middle school in Subhanpora frequented by the 24 RR battalion. The IED blast caused an explosion unleashing a spray of splinters that struck LD Deepak Kumar and three other soldiers. The soldiers were rushed for the medical treatment to 92 Base Hospital at Srinagar. However LD Deepak Kumar later succumbed to his injuries and was martyred.
LD Deepak Kumar was a brave and dedicated soldier who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation. LD Deepak Kumar is survived by his mother Smt Raj Devi, wife Smt Pinky Kumar and son Alok.
Anand Somashekar Hiremath2021at2:25 pm
We are forever indebted by your ultimate sacrifice. Words are not enough to describe your loss to the country and your family. A BIG Salute to your parents, wife and son. JAI HIND
SALUTE TO YOU!
You lost Blood to save our lives.. Your Sacrifice is felt and we are indebted to you!
Anand Rajaraman2021at10:17 pm
The whole country bows to the supreme struggles and sacrifices of our soldiers like you over the decades. Your stories, courage and sacrifice for the country is an inspiration to millions of Indians who want to work for the prosperity of our nation and take it to greater heights with each passing day.
NARAYANAN GOPALAN2021at7:41 am
Dear Family Members of Lance Dafedar Deepak Kumar,
It is truly disheartening to note that Lance Dafedar Deepak Kumar’s life had come to an end this early. But reading his commitment to our nation is truly spell bounding and I am sure the citizen’s of our nation are behind you all to provide support.
My prayers to the Almighty to bless you all to overcome this loss and heartfelt thanks to your family for providing a warrior to our nation. My request to God: please do not let the family suffer because of his loss and wish that his young son studies well and prospers in life to support the family.
JAI HIND AND BHARAT MATHA KI JAI
stay home stay safe
Diksha sharma2021at1:33 pm
Dear family member,
Sacrifice of Lance Dafadar Deepak Kumar will never be forgotten. Your sacrifice of a son, brother and a family member will never be forgotten and he is always alive in our heart and somewhere still he us protecting our nation.
Pallavi Warad2021at10:39 am
“No words and No sentence can describe your sacrifices”
A big solute to you and your family…
Real Hero of India….
Thanks to you and your family…
जय हिन्द जय भारत।
Sarvesh Kumar Tiwari2021at9:53 am
I salute the Indian army ..I salute the Indian soldiers who were martyred ..My heart goes out to the families of these brave soldiers
Dushyant Bharat Karani2021at9:16 am
Thank you for your valiant effort and duty.