Ganderbal: An Indian Army soldier died during an operation in Ganderbal district, Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night.
Soldier Defadar Aslam Khan slipped and accidentally fell into the river during a search and cordon operation and died. Though rescue operation was launched, he could not be saved.
The Indian Army has expressed condolences on his death.
General Bipin Rawat #COAS and all ranks salute the supreme sacrifice of Dafedar Aslam Khan and offer deepest condolences to the family. https://t.co/KAhZiz3D8J
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) September 7, 2019