Jammu, July 24, 2021- An army soldier was killed in the Krishna Ghati sector of the line control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir when he stepped accidentally on a landmine.
Army said, on the night of July 23 Sepoy Kamal Dev Vaidya was on an Operational duty in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district. “While moving during the duty, Sepoy Kamal Dev Vaidya was critically injured in an accidental mine blast. He was immediately evacuated to the nearest medical facility but later succumbed to his injuries,” army said.
Sepoy Kamal Dev Vaidya, 27, belonged to Village Ghumarwin in the Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh. He is survived by his Mother.
“Sepoy Kamal Dev Vaidya was a brave, highly motivated and sincere soldier. The Nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty,” army said. (Agency)