Wreath laying ceremony of slain soldier Vijay Kumar was performed in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Tuesday. Lance Havildar Vijay Kumar lost his life in Shopian terrorist encounter this morning. The encounter took place following a joint search operation carried out by Army's paratroopers. Lance Havildar Vijay Kumar was 37 years old and had joined the Army in 2001. He belonged to Village Sagwan of Tosham Tehsil in Bhiwani, Haryana and is survived by his wife and three children.