Gloom in Ambala Village after Death of Armyman in J&K.News Reporter 9 August 2018 0 COMMENTS
Gloom in Ambala Village after Death of Armyman in J&K. A pall of gloom descended on Tepla village on Ambala- Jagadhri road when the news of death of Lance Naik Vikramjit Singh, 26, reached there. Vikramjit, who was in 36 Rastriya Rifles, was killed during a gunbattle with the terrorists at Gurez sector of j&k. Vikramjit was married on January 15 this year. Sources close to his family said his body would be brought here on Wednesday morning and the cremation would take place in the evening with full military honours. Four terrorists were killed during the counter-insurgency operation in at Gurez sector. Vikramjit’s younger brother Monu Singh is also in the army and is currently posted in Assam. His father Baljinder Singh is farmer and mother Kamlesh Kaur is a home maker. Village Sarpanch Sumneet Kaur said over 200 youths from the village are in the army and Vikramjit is the fourth in the village to have attained martyrdom. He added that Major Gurpreet Singh of the village was killed during the Kargil war.