Colonel Santosh Babu From Suryapet and two soldiers martyred in aggressive face off with Chinese army in Ladakh
As per the local news agency Ladakh, who reported here, that Colonel Santosh Babu along with two soldiers attained martyrdom in the encounter at Galwan Valley in Ladakh last night.
This happened while aggressive face-off with the Chinese soldiers.The martyred Senior Officer of the Indian Army is a resident of Vidya Nagar in SURYAPET town of Telangana.
As per the inputs reaching here, Colonel Santosh Babu and two Soldiers Hawaldar Palani and Soldier Kundan Jha were killed in a hand-to-hand combat on Indian territory, news agencies quoted defense sources.
Colonel was posted in the border for the last 18 months. He is survived by wife Santoshi and two kids, a daughter and a son.
Colonel Santosh Babu, is a Son of a Physical Education Teacher. He was an NDA student from the Korukonda Sainik School, Hyderabad