Srinagar, 02 Sep: Army today paid befitting tribute to Late Sep Shive Kumar who made the supreme sacrifice during Counter Terrorist operation on 01 September 2018 in the Kashmir Valley. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander along with Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks paid homage to the martyr on behalf of a proud nation.Representatives from other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyr.
Late Sep Shive Kumar sustained bullet injuries during the fierce operation in Danna Forests of Bandipora district in which three terrorists were eliminated. He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.
The martyr, Sep Shive Kumar, was 32 years old and had joined the Army in 2005. He belonged to Village Karoor of Kishtwar Tehsil in Doda District of J&K and is survived by his wife, three children and parents.
The mortal remains of the martyr were flown for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family of the martyr and remains committed to their dignity and well being.