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Army pays tribute to officer who died after falling in gorge

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The Monday paid tribute to Vikas Singh, who died after falling into a gorge along the in and during routine patrolling.

Lt Gen K J S Dhillon and all ranks paid homage to Singh in a solemn ceremony at here, an said.

"The made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty while patrolling along LoC in Machhil Sector in district on 14 April," the said.

Singh slipped into the gorge during a patrol along the LoC in Machil sector on Saturday, resulting in to the

He was rushed to a hospital, where from he was evacuated to the Army's 92 base hospital at here.

However, the Major succumbed to the at the hospital on Sunday.

Hailing from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, Major Singh had joined the as a in 2010.

He is survived by wife and a four-month-old daughter, the said. PTI MIJ

-- --------------------- M Inayat Jehangir Chief of Bureau PTI


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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 11:45 IST