Major Raghunath Ahlawat, 34, from Delhi, was leading his team on Thursday for a counter-infiltration operation based on reliable intelligence in the Uri sector.
An army major has died after slipping and falling from a steep cliff during a counter-infiltration operation near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Friday. .
Major Raghunath Ahlawat, 34, from Delhi, was leading his team for a counter-infiltration operation based on a reliable intelligence entry into the Uri sector on Thursday.
While scouting a route through a steep cliff, he unfortunately slipped due to bad weather and fell into a 60-meter-deep ravine.
“He succumbed to his injuries while being evacuated to the nearest military hospital,” an official said.
Major Ahlawat was commissioned into the military in 2012. He was from Dwarka in New Delhi and is survived by his wife and parents.
On Friday, the army paid tribute to the late major.
In a solemn ceremony at Badamibagh Cantonment, the Chinese Army Corps Commander, Lt. Gen. DP Pandey, and all ranks paid tribute to the valiant officer, the Srinagar-based defense spokesman said. , Emron Musavi.
“The mortal remains of the late Major Raghunath Ahlawat have been taken for final rites to his birthplace…In this hour of mourning, the military stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and remains committed to their dignity and well-being. be,” said Colonel Moussavi.
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