These heartbreaking words were part of Doordarshan staffer Mormukut Sharma's message that he recorded while being attacked by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada.
Sharma's colleague -- cameraman Achyutananda Sahu -- died in that attack. As did two security personnel.
Moments after the Doordarshan crew came under attack Sharma, a lighting assistant with the state-run broadcaster, whipped out his phone and recorded a message for his mother.
In the video, Sharma is seen lying on the ground and is heard whispering into the camera. Sounds of gunshots are also heard in the background.
He thought these were his last moments. But he survived..... #DDNews video journalist Mor Mukut Sharma shared his heart-wrenching ordeal as the dastardly #naxal attack in #Dantewada was underway.— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) October 31, 2018
A salute to his bravery and courage even in the face of death pic.twitter.com/6LvaFnugn9
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