In shocking news, a 22-year-old Indian army soldier was killed after protesters constantly threw stones at Army convoy passing through Anantnag in Kashmir on Thursday. Rajendra Singh, who was integral of the rapid reaction team responsible for offering security cover to a Border Roads Organisation team passed away in the hospital on October 26.
“Although Rajendra was given first aid and taken to the 92 Base Hospital immediately after the incident occurred around 6 pm yesterday, he succumbed to his injury,” a senior official said.
Rajendra Singh belongs to Badena in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh. He was the only child to his parents. He had joined the army in 2016. Shockingly, Rajendra Singh was among three soldiers who were died in three separate incidents over the last 2 days.
The Indian army paid its respects to the three soldiers at a solemn ceremony marked by J&K Director General of Police Dilbag Singh and representatives of other security agencies on Friday.