British Gurkha Suraj Gurung becomes 339th casualty in Afghanistan

22 year old Suraj Gurung, born in Gorkha and raised in Pokhara, Nepal has become the 339th British casualty since the start of operations in Afghanistan in 2001. Suraj Gurung had followed the footsteps of his father and grandfather who had served in the British Army in India. He was recently married to the daughter of a British Gurkha. 

May his soul rest in peace!