MARKUL COB of 28RR Bn received a distress call from Farooq Khasana, R/O Dardpura lolab and sprang into action.Due to heavy snowfall all roads were in non trafficable condition and new born and mother trapped in snow blizzard. Jawans of 28RR carried mother and newborn for almost 6km in knee deep snow and safely rescued them to their house in remotest area of Lolab despite heavy snow blizzard.
The unit once again reached out to the needy of AOR thus establishing their faith in army. This act of kindness well appreciated by Civil population and health authorities. Father of new born thanked Army for prompt response and saving his family. He said that the last resort of dardpura villagers,Markul camp never failed them