JAMMU -- BSF jawan Gurnam Singh, who was injured in Saturday's attack by Pakistani forces at the international border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, succumbed to his injuries last night.
26-year-old Singh, who was undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital here, died at around 11.45 PM, police said.
He was injured on Saturday when Pakistani snipers targeted him as he was instrumental in foiling a major infiltration bid along the international border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Bullet had hit Gurnam Singh's head, & was being treated in the Intensive care unit. Senior doctors were observing: Dr. Rajinder Thappa,CMO pic.twitter.com/BLoZ5mFlwQ— ANI (@ANI_news) October 23, 2016
He breathed his last at 11:30 pm last night: Dr. Rajinder Thappa,CMO on jawan Gurnam Singh loses life in cross border firing by Pak pic.twitter.com/yqLxtwkz2n— ANI (@ANI_news) October 23, 2016
Seven personnel of Pakistani Rangers, the border force of Pakistan, and a terrorist were killed when BSF retaliated against a ceasefire violation in which Gurnam was injured.
Jammu: People pay tribute to Gurnam Singh, jawan who passed away after succumbing to injuries in cross border firing by Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/04PDQ03WcF— ANI (@ANI_news) October 23, 2016
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