Sunday, April 3, 2011

UN Gurkha Guard, Chhabi Lal Purja Pun

Name: Chhabi Lal Purja Pun
Age: 55
Nationality: Nepalese
Employer: IDG Security (contracted to UN)
Location: Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Date: 1 April 2011
Cause: Killed defending UN civilian employees against mob attack on UN compound

Chhabi Lal Purja Pun, from the Myagdi district of Nepal, worked for IDG security in Afghanistan since 2005. During this time he defended UN compounds in Kabul, Kalat, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif. Before coming to Afghanistan, Chhabi Lal served with the 3/8 Gorkha Rifles (Indian Army) for 24 years. He achieved the rank of sergeant. Chhabi Lal had significant combat experience. He is survived by his wife, Purni Purja Pun, two sons and a daughter.

1 comment:

  1. Hav Chhabi Lal Purja Pun (Retd),

    We salute your supreme sacrifice. May Maa Durga give solace to the departed soul and give courage and sympathy to the surviving next of kins.

    Col & Mrs VP Karad, Pune, India


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