A Jawan of Indian Army was martyred on Monday as the Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Bhimber Gali Sector of Jammu and Kashmir at 7:30 am.
Naik Muddasar Ahmed and an eight-year-old girl, identified as Sajida, were martyred in the firing by Pakistani troops in Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch.
In the fire exchange in Rajouri, Naik Muddasar Ahmed, who belongs to J&K’s Tral, got injured when mortar shells landed on his bunker. He was then evacuated to the MI room where he succumbed to his injuries.
Naik Muddasar Ahmed was 37 years old and belonged to Pulwama district of J&K. He is survived by his wife Shaheena Muddasar and two children.
In a statement issued from Army Headquarters, the army said, “ Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Rajouri sector at around 0730h today. Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively.
In the fire exchange, Naik Muddasar Ahmed was grievously injured when mortar shells landed on his bunker. He was evacuated to the MI room where he succumbed to his injuries.”
The statement further said that, “Naik Muddasar Ahmed, 37 years, belonged to Village Duchoo, Tehsil Tral, District Pulwama, J&K and is survived by his wife Mrs Shaheena Muddasar and two children.
It described Naik Muddasar Ahmed as a brave and sincere soldier.
“He loved his job to the core. The nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” the army said in its statement.