Guwahati: A jawan of Indian Army lost his life in Assam’s Darrang field firing range, when a blast occured while he was on sentry duty at the range on Monday.
The deceased jawan has been Sandeep Kumar.
He was severely injured due to explosion and was provided immediate medical aid on the spot by a regimental medical officer available at range.
Kumar was further air evacuated to the Base hospital in Guwahati, where he succumbed to injuries.
Sandeep Kumar belonged to Mandi District in Himachal Pradesh and is survived by his wife and a one year old son.
Indian Army expresses condolences and stands firm with the bereaved family of the soldier who lost his life in the incident.
An investigation has been ordered to ascertain the facts of this incident.
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