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CRPF man commended for feeding specially-abled boy

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A personnel who escaped the ghastly terror attack in was seen in a video feeding a paralytic child by the side of the street in The has since been commended for his compassionate act.

The video of the incident was shared by the CRPF on Tuesday and was circulated widely on

The CRPF man said he was having lunch during duty and spotted the boy. On finding him hungry, Singh said he decided to give his to him.

"I am posted in Nawakada area of downtown During lunch time I offered my lunch to a boy across the street, being specially-abled he was unable to eat hence I fed him with my hands," said Singh.

In the video, the Sikh CRPF personnel can be seen feeding the boy with his hands. He wipes the child's face and gives him water to drink.

General CRPF announced to reward Iqbal Singh, CRPF (Head Constable) with Disc and Commendation certificate.

was given a commendation certificate for the "humane and selfless act", the CRPF said. "Valour and compassion are two sides of the same coin, the CRPF posted on

Singh had played a crucial role in saving the lives of many CRPF personnel injured in the attack on the CRPF convoy by Jaish-e-Mohammad, in which 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives in district on February 14.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 21:03 IST