Two personnel of the Indian Army’s Chinar Corps and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) martyred on Wednesday after they reportedly slipped into a deep gorge while they were patrolling in a forward zone near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The three slain have been identified Naib Subedar Parshotam Kumar, 43, Havaldar Amrik Singh, 39 and Amit Sharma, 23.

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Kumar a resident of village Majua Uttami, Bishnah Jammu in J&K had joined Army in 1996. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Hav Singh had joined Army in 2001. He belonged to Village Mandwara, Una in Himachal Pradesh. He is survived by his wife and one son.

Amit Sharma had joined Army in 2019. He belonged to Village Talasi Khurd, Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. The braveheart is survived by his mother.