Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Two terror incidents in Jammu; 7 armymen, 6 terrorists killed

Two terror incidents in Jammu;
7 armymen, 6 terrorists killed
One Officer from Bangalore & one from Pandharapur died
Jammu:  Two major terror attacks rocked Jammu region on Tuesday 29th November 2016  in which 7 army personnel, including a two officers in the ranks of Major from Bangalore Karnataka and Pandharapur, Maharastra , were killed and eight other securitymen, including a BSF DIG, were injured, before six heavily-armed terrorists were eliminated in the separate fierce encounters.

In one incident, a group of heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed an army unit in Nagrota, about three kms from the Corps headquarters on the outskirts of Jammu city this morning, triggering an intense gunbattle that lasted for hours.

Seven army personnel, including two officers, were killed in this attack before three terrorists were killed in an armed stand-off which also involved a hostage-like situation with 12 soldiers, two ladies and two children being held captive. All were rescued, army spokesman said.

Three terrorists were gunned down by BSF in Ramgarh area of Samba near the International Border after an encounter that lasted several hours and was followed by intense cross-border firing by Pakistani troops. Four security personnel, including BSF DIG, were injured in this incident.

Armymen who lost lives in Terror attack are:
Maj Gosavi Kunal Mannadir from Pandharpur (Maharashtra),Maj Akshay Girish Kumar from Koramangala, Bengaluru.

Havildar Sukhraj Singh from village Maan Nagar, Gurdaspur (Punjab). Lance Naik Kadam Sambhaji Yeshwantro from Village Janapuri, MaharashtraGrenadier Raghvendra Singh from Gadijatar, Rajasthan. Rifleman Asim Rai from Village Ratanchha,PO Khotang,Nepal lost lives in Nagrota attack.

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