Service No: 4280144W
Birth Place: Bhojpur, Bihar
Last Rank: Naik
Unit : 6 Bihar
Arm/Regt : The Bihar Regiment
Operation : CI & IS Ops
Date of Martyrdom: Sep 19, 2016
Naik Raj Kishor Singh was born in Bhojpur Bihar. He was son of a farmer and the youngest of three brothers. He was married to Kanchan Devi and had two children, Sushani Kumari(12) and Hemanth Singh(10). He belonged to 6 Bihar Regiment and was among the 19 bravehearts who laid down their lives in the line of duty in September 2016 when Pakistani terrorists struck the Army’s Administrative base in Uri sector of J & K.
Uri Attack : 18 Sep 2016
Naik Raj Kishor was one of the 19 soldiers who were martyred in Uri Attack in Sep 2016. At around 5:30 a.m. on 18 September, four militants attacked the Indian Army brigade headquarters in Uri, near the Line of Control in a pre-dawn ambush. They lobbed 17 grenades in three minutes followed by indiscriminate firing by automatic weapons. As a rear administrative base camp , the HQ had fuel storage facility , which caught fire along with tents with soldiers sleeping in them.
As a result of this dastardly attack , 17 army personnel were martyred. Later, a gun battle ensued that lasted for six hours, during which all the four militants were killed. An additional 30 soldiers were also reported to be injured in the attack. Most of the soldiers martyred were from the 10 Dogra and 6 Bihar regiments. One of the injured soldiers succumbed to his injuries on 19 September at R&R Hospital in New Delhi, followed by another soldier on 24 September, bringing the death toll to 19. Naik Raj Kishore was one of the soldiers injured in the Sep 18 Uri terror attack. He had several bullets on his body and leg, he finally succumbed to his injuries at the Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi on Sep 19th 2016, where he was undergoing treatment after being injured in the attack. The nation will remain grateful to Naik Raj Kishore Singh for his courage and supreme sacrifice.
Naik Raj Kishore Singh is survived by his wife Kanchan Devi and his children Sushani Kumari and Hemanth Singh.
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