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Rifleman Vijay Rai killed in Afghanistan

October 17, 2011

It is with great regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Rifleman Vijay Rai from 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday 15 October 2011.

Rifleman Vijay Rai. Picture via MOD

Rifleman Vijay Rai was killed by a gunshot wound when the checkpoint that he and his team were protecting in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province came under insurgent small arms fire.

Continues at: mod.uk – Rifleman Vijay Rai killed in Afghanistan

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 17, 2011 20:41

    It is with the same regret that we receive the notice of the death of Rifleman Vijay Rai, killed during his duty.
    I condolence to Ministry of Defence, buddies and family of Wijay Rai, that live on ours heart and is now on The Reign of The Father.
    We tribute him honors.
    Claudio Alpaca

  2. jack permalink
    October 17, 2011 20:51

    Rifleman Rai, a brave warrior, may you rest in peace knowing we will not forget you. Deepest sympathy to your parents, brothers and sisters, and your comrades. God bless and keep the faith.

  3. Barry Sheridan permalink
    October 17, 2011 21:03

    The death of Rifleman Vijay Rai is sad blow to his family and to those who served along side him. I offer my deepest sympathies to all affected. RIP

  4. October 17, 2011 21:29

    My deepest sympathies to family and friends.

  5. October 18, 2011 15:02

    Always sad to hear news like this.

  6. October 20, 2011 17:30

    may uR Soul rest in peace dajju
    you are a trUE Hero n we all the gurkhas are proud of you…slepp well….

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