The Hush Post: Lance Naik Sandeep Singh who lost his life in action during anti-infiltration operation in Tangdhar sector of Jammu & Kashmir on Monday was part of team that carried out surgical strike on Pakistan in 2016.
Lance Naik Sandeep Singh was a part of the elite special forces which conducted the 2016 surgical strikes.
Sandeep Singh belonged to Gurdaspur. He is survived by his wife&5-yr-old son. Earlier, a wrong photograph had been tweeted by Army’s Northern Command.
Singh was hit by multiple bullets in Monday’s operation but he continued to fight back. He succumbed to injuries while being evacuated. Lance Naik Singh was leading the search party of 4 Para commandos in the Tanghdar sector. When the team noticed suspicious movement, he deployed his squad and moved further to ascertain the presence of terrorists.
He fought with terrorists at close quarters and neutralised three of them at a close range. He kept fighting despite sustaining a gunshot wound in his head.
In the same operation, three terrorists were killed.