Srinagar, Feb 25 : Paying glowing tributes to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) and an Army soldier, who were martyred in Kulgam encounter, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said they laid down their lives in the course of doing their duty to the nation.
DySP Aman Kumar Thakur, a 2011 batch Kashmir Police Service (KPS) officer and a soldier of 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) Ranveer Somvair were martyred in an encounter with militants in Kulgam on Sunday. Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants including a foreigner were also killed in the encounter.
Taking to micro blogging site twitter National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar said “Another brave @JmuKmrPolice officer lays down his life in the course of doing his duty to the state & the nation. Aman was a young officer with a bright future ahead of him. Gone too soon. God speed Aman. May you rest in peace young brave-heart”.
He further tweeted “ An army jawan laid down his life in the same encounter. My condolences to the family of Ranveer Somvair of 34 RR & his colleagues. May his soul rest in peace”. (UNI)