Merciless stone-pelters kill brave Indian soldier Rajendra Singh

Aasif Suhaf, Jammu, October 27: Indian soldier Rajendra Singh, who was guarding a border road team lost his life as he was attacked by few stone pelters. Rajendra Singh was injured during stone pelting at Anantnag, South Kashmir yesterday. Soldier Rajendra Singh was part of a Quick Reaction Team (QRT) that was providing security to a Border Roads Organisation convoy on Thursday."Sepoy Rajendra Singh was part of a quick reaction team which was providing security to a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) convoy on Thursday. At around 1800 hrs, when the convoy was passing through the Anantnag bypass tri-junction near NH-44, few youths hurled stones at the vehicle and Singh was injured after being hit by a stone directly on the head," an Army official saidArmy Chief General Bipin Rawat reacted to his sad demise, "Jawan who lost his life after being attacked by stone pelters was guarding a border roads team which was constructing roads, and then we have some ppl saying don't treat stone pelters like OGWs(over ground workers) of terrorists."A resident of Uttarakhand's Badena village, Singh had joined the Army in 2016 and is survived by his parents.