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Martyr Detailed Information

Name : Akhilesh Kumar Pandey
Force : Assam Rifles (AR)
Martyrdom Date : 22/05/2016
Martyrdom Place : South of Hengshi near Joupi
Age on Date of Martyrdom : 29
Native Place:
Dependents: Son (5 yrs), Daughter (4 yrs)
Brief of Incident:
On 22 May 2016, Rifle Man Akhilesh Kumar was part of Quick Reaction Team (QRT) which was moving to the Battalion Head Quarter from General Area Shiv Mandir. At approximately 1140 hrs, the vehicles of the Quick Reaction Team came under heavy fire of terrorists including Lathode, AK & LMG. Rifle Man Akhilesh Kumar displayed initiative and retaliated forcing the terrorists to retreat. In the exchange of fire Rifle Man Akhilesh Kumar was grievously injured and attained martyrdom.