Service: Army

Last Rank : Sepoy

Unit : 10 Sikh

Regiment : The Sikh Regiment

Date of Martyrdom : Nov 14, 2017

Sepoy Manjinder Singh

Sepoy Manjinder Singh (22), a young army soldier, was a resident of Banwala Village of Punjab’s Mansa district. He had  joined  the Indian army in 2015 and was serving in the Sikh Regiment.

 

Kulgam encounter in J & K : 14 Nov 2017

 

On 14th November 2017, based on the received information about the presence of the militants in the area of Nowbug Kund village in Qazigund area of Kulgam, army had launched a search and cordon operation. During the operation heavy gun firing started between the army personnel and the militants. In the ensuing gun battle Sepoy Manjinder Singh was hit by the bullet and was critically wounded. He was immediately evacuated to the 92 Base hospital in Srinagar, however he could not survive and succumbed to his injuries. Sepoy Manjinder attained martyrdom by laying down his life in the service of nation.

 

Sepoy Manjinder Singh is survived by his parents.

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