Jammu: Gurnam Singh who was the BSF jawan, was injured in Friday’s cross-border fire in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. He succumbed to his injuries on Saturday night. Gurnam Singh who was the 26-year-old jawan had been undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu. As per the news agency, Brave Soldier of BSF- Gurnam Singh died at around 11.45 pm on Saturday night.
Chief Medical Officer – Dr. Rajinder Thappa told that the parents of Singh wanted to shift him to AIIMS for better treatment. We were about to do that yesterday, but unfortunately, he passed away. CMO said that Bullet had hit Gurnam Singh’s head and he was being treated in the Intensive Care Unit(ICU). Senior doctors were observing him.
Kulraj Singh who is the father of BSF jawan said that we want a good hospital to be in place, where all necessary facilities will be present. Our son has sacrificed his life for the nation, in fact, nobody, in fact, we are all happy.
Gurjeet Kaur who is the sister of BSF Jawan said that We are proud that he sacrificed his life for the nation. I request to Government that Hospital should be built in the name of my brother Gurnam Singh and this hospital is for the BSF.
On Friday night, the Pakistani snipers had targeted him as he was involved in foiling a major infiltration bid along the international border in Kathua District, J&K. In the ceasefire violation, Gurnam Singh got injured.
In the retaliation, the BSF killed 7 personnel of Pakistani Rangers, the border force of Pakistan, and a terrorist.