Jump into the lake to save the companions. Death of Colonel Gaurav Solanki, deployed in the peace mission of Congo.
Gaurav Solanki died due to drowning in the lake. Indian Army officer Gaurav Solanki posted in the Democratic Republic of Congo died due to drowning in the lake.
Indian Army officer Gaurav Solanki posted in the Democratic Republic of Congo died due to drowning in the lake.
Lieutenant Carnel Gaurav Solanki was posted as a military observer in the United Nations campaign in the Central African country. Gaurav Solanki, who was posted in the Democratic Republic of Congo under the UN Peacekeeping Mission, was missing since last Saturday.
Lieutenant Colonel Solanki was also accompanied by a group that went on the Kivu Lake Kayaking Trip near Chegera Island, located between the border of Congo and Rwanda last Sunday. According to the army, he went to the Kivu lake in Kayaking after which he went missing.
Life saved in saving allies
According to a report in Times Now, Gaurav’s associate officers were drowning in the lake to save them, Gaurav also took off his life jacket and jumped into the lake. Although his colleagues swam to shore, Gaurav drowned in the lake itself. noread More Upmasala.com
Were to return to the country in a few days
After the kayaking trip, all except Solanki came back, said an official. Search and rescue operations were started with speed boats and helicopters to search for the missing officer. Solanki’s body was recovered on Thursday at some distance from the island of Chegera.
According to sources, Solanki had completed his work in Congo and he was to join his regiment in India in the next few days.
There are more than 2 thousand Indian soldiers stationed in Congo
The UN office in DRC is known as MONUSCO. The largest deployment of the Indian Army on foreign soil is in Congo.
The Indian Brigade is headquartered in Goma, the capital of North Kivu Province. As of now, 2,613 Indian soldiers are deployed in Monusco under the peace mission.