A pall of gloom descended on the Tiba Basat village in Jhunjhunu on Monday, after reports of Havildar Sheo Ram succumbing to bullet injuries received in an operation with Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists in Pinglana village of Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir reached the village. Havildar Sheo Ram, Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, Sepoy Hari Singh and Sepoy Ajay Kumar sustained bullet injuries during the operation that started on Monday morning.
They were provided immediate first aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital, but succumbed to injuries. Three Jaish-e-Muhammad terrorists, including a JeM commander Kamran alias Ghazi Rashid, were killed in the encounter.
(With inputs from agencies.)