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SUBEDAR ABDUL SATTAR

Subedar Abdul Sattar belonged to the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. After his schooling, he joined the Indian Army. He was recruited into the Grenadiers. After completing his training, 3 Grenadiers became his parent unit. By 2018, Subedar Abdul Sattar had put over two decades of service in the Army for the nation.

Place of BirthNagaur, Rajasthan
RankSubedar
Unit 13 Grenadiers
RegimentThe Grenadiers
Date of Martyrdom20th May 2018

During 2018, 13 Grenadiers were deployed in the Gurez Sector of J&K. On 12th May, an accidental fire broke out in the camp of the unit where Subedar Sattar was posted. The fire soon engulfed the arms and ammunition store of the unit located in the camp. The situation was very dangerous and was a serious threat to the lives of all the soldiers along with the loss of costly weapons and ammunition. On seeing this, Subedar Sattar realized the gravity of the situation and went on to the fire spot. He started to pull out as many weapons and ammunition as possible to prevent the situation to become worst from worse. But, while doing this, he sustained 50 percent burn injuries on his body. Then he was airlifted to take him to Army Hospital in Srinagar. There he fought for his life for eight days, but in the end, he lost. And left only memories with us.

He saved many lives by sacrificing his own. He was a valiant and committed soldier who laid down his life in the service of the nation.

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