A soldier, who was injured during an encounter last week at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, died of his injuries, a defence official said on Wednesday.
Naik Sandeep Kumar, who was injured in an anti-militancy operation on February 12 in Pulwama, died at 92 Base Hospital here on Tuesday, the official said.
The Army paid tributes to Naik Kumar at a ceremony at Badamibagh on Wednesday.
The body of the soldier was then sent to his native place in Haryana's Faridabad, where his final rites will be performed, the official said.
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