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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Sachin Kumar
Force : Assam Rifles (AR)
Martyrdom Date : 21/06/2018
Martyrdom Place : Mon
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 28
Native Place: Vill-Kosli PO-Kosli PS-Kosli Dist-Rewari State- Haryana PIN-123302
Dependents: Smt Sunita,Wife Shree Rajender Singh,Father Smt Krishana Devi,Mother Mr Manoj Kumar,Brother
Brief of Incident:
G/5021444M Rifleman (General Duty) Late Sachin Kumar was enrolled in Assam Rifles on 26 March 2011. On 17 June 2018, a column comprising of one officer, one JCO and 20 Other Ranks moved in two Tata407 vehicles to Sowa Chinglen from Aboi Company Operating Base. The column further moved to Iron Bridge RC 294846 and linked up with Column of Longleng Company Operating Base. The party started moving back towards the Company Operating Base at 1300 hours. At approximately 1505 hours, the column reached near the Iron Bridge RC 364873, four kilometers short of Aboi Company Operating Base. Suddenly, the leading vehicle of the column came under effective automatic fire from militants near bridge preceded by explosion of two Improvised Explosive Devices. Rifleman (General Duty) Late Sachin Kumar, manning the Light Machine Gun in the leading vehicle immediately retaliated and fired in the direction from where militants fired and pinned down the militants. In the ensuing firefight, Rifleman (General Duty) Late Sachin Kumar sustained gunshot wound in his head. As militants came under effective fire, they escaped taking advantage of bad weather and thick vegetation. Rifleman (General Duty) Late Sachin Kumar was immediately taken to Primary Health Centre, Aboi for first aid and further evacuated to 5 Air Force Hospital, Jorhat by Helicopter. He succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom on 21 June 2018 at 2040 hours at Command Hospital, Kolkata. Rifleman (General Duty) Sachin Kumar made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the Nation in the best traditions of the Force.