The whereabouts of a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) – Naib Subedar Amrendra Kumar, who slipped and fell right into a stream in Arunachal Pradesh practically 72 hours in the past, remains to be untraceable.
In keeping with the Military’s Jap Command, search operations are being hampered by persistent rains and poor visibility within the rugged terrain.
In the meantime, the JCO’s spouse Rekha Kumari has appealed to the Prime Minister – Narendra Modi and Defence Minister – Rajnath Singh, to not call-off the search efforts.
Naib Subedar Kumar is a resident of Bokaro in Jharkhand.
“He was posted to the Crimson Protect Division (57 Mountain Division) and was on an operational patrol within the Decrease Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh round 2 pm on Sunday when he slipped and fell into the fast-flowing mountain stream. A search was instantly launched alongside the stream however the soldier couldn’t be traced. Search is continuous downstream with the assistance of villagers and the civil administration. We’re nonetheless hopeful that he might be discovered alive,” knowledgeable an Military Officer.
As per the official assertion of his relations, senior officers from Naib Subedar Kumar’s unit are sustaining frequent contact with the household.
“We’re conscious of the terrain and the dangers concerned there. Nevertheless, he’s a battle-hardened soldier with survival skills. We nonetheless maintain out hope. We’re receiving messages from well-wishers and people are offering loads of assist. We simply pray to God that the climate improves there to permit search events to hint him,” – knowledgeable one in all his cousin.
There’s vital presence of military personnel throughout the district. Ziro Valley additionally has an Superior Touchdown Floor (ALG).
One other official famous that air property could also be pressed into service as quickly as visibility improves.
On Wednesday, the climate remained cloudy with scattered rainfall within the area.
“We don’t go away our troopers behind. We will hint him. Our solely concern is that he could also be injured and in want of medical help,” he added.