Laurentus Soreng

Name of Personnel: 
Laurentus Soreng
Father`s Name & Address: 
Philip Soreng Village: Baretoly(Jikra), PO: Pakardar(Simdiga), PS: Simdiga, District: Gumla, State: Jharkhand.
Rank & Unit: 
Havildar (GD), 3rd Bn Tripura State Rifles
Tenure: 
28.04.1985 to 20.02.2006
Native Place: 
Village: Baretoly(Jikra), PO: Pakardar(Simdiga), PS: Simdiga, District: Gumla, State: Jharkhand.
Place of Martyrdom : 
Chamal Cherra under West District
Awards/Rewards/Distinction: 
Police(special duty) medal. Rewards:- 22(twenty two) times
Date of Birth: 
Saturday, September 3, 1966
Date of joining the force: 
Sunday, April 28, 1985
Date of Martyrdom : 
Monday, February 20, 2006
Brief of Incident: 
He was performing the duties of escort commander of Commandant’s escort. On 20.02.2006 Commandant, 3rd Bn TSR was returning from PTC, Narsingarh by a escort convey consisting of three vehicles i.e. Maruti Gypsy, Bullet proof commander jeep (Pilot jeep) and a TATA 3 tonner (Escort). There were total 15 Jawans in the escort party including 03 drivers. At about 1645 hrs while the party reached near Chamal Cherra under west District extremist had dropped heavy fired on the escort party. The extremists had taken positions on an extended hillock from where almost one and half KM of road is exposed to the effective firing range of AK-47/SLR and LMG. Immediately injured party was brought to Kulai Hospital from the Jeoalcherra CRPF camp. After reaching to Kulai Hospital first aid was given to injured persons where from they were referred to GB Hospital. Escort commander Havildar Lourentus Soreng succumbed to injuries in the route of G B hospital.