Srinagar: Army today, paid a befitting tribute to Late Rifleman Amir Hussain Wani, who made the supreme sacrifice on 06 August 2020 in the Machhal sector. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen BS Raju, Chinar Corps Commander, and all ranks paid homage to the gallant soldier on behalf of the proud nation.
Late Rifleman Amir Hussain Wani was part of patrol along the Line of Control when he slipped and fell down into deep Nala. He was rescued by his team, provided immediate first aid, and evacuated to the nearest Army medical facility, however, he succumbed to his injuries.
The Braveheart, Late Rifleman Amir Hussain Wani, was 27 years old and had joined the Army in 2012. He belonged to Village Kuthair of Shangur Tehsil, Anantnag District in Jammu & Kashmir, and is survived by his wife.
The mortal remains of Rifleman Amir Hussain Wani were taken for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honors. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and remains committed to their dignity and well being.