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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Sanjay Tirkey
Force : Border Security Force (BSF)
Martyrdom Date : 09/05/2018
Martyrdom Place : Koirengei
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 28
Native Place:
Brief of Incident:
On 9th May 2018 at about 1350 hrs, a high intensity IED blast took place on the verandah of a civil grocery shop which was situated along the western side of NH-2 and about 30/35 meters from South-Eastern end of boundary wall of BSF Campus Koirengei. In the blast, No. 120905384 Const(GD) Sanjay Tirkey, who was on patrolling duty, sustained serious splinter injuries on his lower limbs. He was immediately evacuated to RIMS Hospital, Imphal where treating Doctors declared him brought dead. Const(GD) Sanjay Tirkey attained martyrdom at the altar of duty.