Terrorists Encounter In Rajouri: Indian Army Subedar Ram Singh Bhandaru martyred when neutralizing a terrorist in a firefight, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital. Based on specific input a joint cordon and search operation was launched by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday in village Danna at Thanamandi of district Rajouri.
During the search operation in a forested area of village Danna, Thanamandi, the search party led by a 46-year-old Subedar Ram Singh was fired upon by terrorist from a nearby densely forested area. The JCO immediately retaliated the fire and in the ensuing firefight, one terrorist was neutralized while Subedar Ram Singh suffered a gunshot wound. Immediately, the JCO was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to the nearest hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries.
Sheema Nabi Qasba, SSP Rajouri said, “One terrorist was neutralized. Unfortunately, one Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army was injured. He was evacuated but he succumbed to his injuries. As per inputs, one terrorist was in the area. Some searches are still on.“
Sub Ram Singh of Village-Salana of district Pauri Garhwal, Uttarkhand is survived by his wife, son and daughter. Sub Ram Singh was a brave and highly motivated soldier. The Nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.