Srinagar, Feb 18: Army paid tribute to four of its comrades, who were killed in Pulwama encouter. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the all four slain soldiers.
Late Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, Havildar Sheo Ram, Sepoy Hari Singh and Sepoy Ajay Kumar sustained bullet injuries during the fierce operation in Village Pinglana of Pulwama district. They were provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital but, succumbed to their injuries.
Late Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, 33 years of age, had joined Army in 2011 and hailed from Village Dangwal in Dehradun, Uttrakhand. He is survived by his wife.
Late Havildar Sheo Ram, 36 years of age, had joined Army in 2000 and hailed from Jhunjhunu ,Rajasthan. He is survived by his wife and a son .
Coming from Village Rajgarh of Distt Rewari, Haryana, Late Sepoy Hari Singh was 26 years of age and had joined Army in 2011. He is survived by his wife and a son.
Late Sepoy Ajay Kumar hailed from Village Bastikri in Meerut, UP. The soldier was 27 years of age and had joined Army in 2012. He is survived by his wife and a son.