Army pays tribute to its slain soldier
 | KNO


Army pays tribute to its slain soldier
 | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, November 26 (KNO) : Army on Monday paid tribute to Late Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani, Sena Medal Bar (SM) who was killed in a counter militant operation on 25th November 2018 in Shopian District, wherein six militants were also killed. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the slain soldier. In a show of solidarity, representatives from other security agencies also joined in to pay their last respects to the slain Army man. Late Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani SM, sustained bullet injuries during a fierce operation at Batagund Village in Shopian district. He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital, but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. “The slain soldier from Kulgam district of south Kashmir was a highly decorated soldier and had been twice awarded Sena Medal for gallantry in August 2007 and in August 2018,” Army said in a statement issued to KNO, adding that he was 38-years-old and had joined Army in 2004. He belonged to Village Cheki Ashmuji of Kulgam Tehsil in Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir and is survived by his wife and two children. The mortal remains of the slain soldier were taken for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of grief, Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family of the martyr and remains committed to their dignity and well being.(KNO)