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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Lokendra Singh
Force : Border Security Force (BSF)
Martyrdom Date : 15/07/2018
Martyrdom Place : RSO Point. 01 Near COB Mahla, Chhattisgarh
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 27
Native Place: village- Nathusar PO- Nathusar PS-Sri Madhopur
Dependents: i)Smt. Annu Kanwar (wife) ii)Master Daksh Singh Sekhawat(Son)
Brief of Incident:
On 15 July 2018, BSF party of 114 Bn of COB Mahla, Chhattisgarh consisting of 02 Officers, 02 SOs and 27 Other ranks, total 31, including No. 120616639 Const Lokendra Singh, laid ambush from 150030 hrs in general area of RSO Point 02 and 03, about 02 Kms in the West direction from COB Mahla. At about 150345 hrs, while returning from Partapur direction to COB Mahla, the party was ambushed near RSO Point 01 by naxals. The heavy exchange of fire with BSF party and naxals lasted for 7 to 8 minutes. Due to effective retaliatory fire by the BSF party, the naxals fled away taking advantage of thick jungle and darkness. Unfortunately during exchange of fire Const Lokendra Singh Const Mukhtiar Singh and Const Sandeep Dey got bullet injuries. Const Lokendra Singh and 02 other injured constables were immediately evacuated to Government Hospital Pakhanjure for treatment but Const Lokendra Singh and Const Mukhtiar Singh attained martyrdom enroute.