Border Security Force jawan Gurnam Singh, who was injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces at the international border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries last night.
26-year-old Singh, who was undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital here, died at around 11.45 PM, police said.
He was injured when Pakistani snipers targeted him as he was instrumental in foiling a major infiltration bid along the international border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Bullet had hit Gurnam Singh's head, & was being treated in the Intensive care unit. Senior doctors were observing: Dr. Rajinder Thappa,CMO pic.twitter.com/BLoZ5mFlwQ— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2016
He breathed his last at 11:30 pm last night: Dr. Rajinder Thappa,CMO on jawan Gurnam Singh loses life in cross border firing by Pak pic.twitter.com/yqLxtwkz2n— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2016
Earlier on Friday morning, his sister requested the Indian government to take him abroad for the treatment as his condition was serious.