PM Modi's tribute to the martyrs of Handwara, Rajnath Singh said - will not forget the sacrifice, Attack of terrorist



Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, while describing the martyrs as the loss of the country, said that his sacrifice can never be forgotten. He has shown indomitable courage and sacrifice while fighting the terrorists in Handwara.


Martyrs showed indomitable courage This sacrifice and courage can never be forgotten

Five people, including Commanding Colonel Officer Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood of 21 Rashtriya Rifles, have been killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, while describing the martyrs as the loss of the country, said that his sacrifice can never be forgotten. He has shown indomitable courage and sacrifice while fighting the terrorists in Handwara.

The Defense Minister wrote on Twitter, 'The martyrdom of soldiers and security personnel in Handwara is sad and disturbing. All our jawans have shown indomitable courage in fighting terrorists. This sacrifice and courage of him can never be forgotten.

He wrote in the next tweet- "I pay tribute to the soldiers and security personnel martyred during the action against the terrorists in Handwara. My condolences are with the family of the martyrs. India stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of these brave martyrs." . "

In the midst of the fight against the Corona epidemic, the fight with terrorists continues in Jammu and Kashmir. But on Sunday morning, Mahol became hot when it came to know that five security personnel were martyred during the encounter in Rajwar area of ​​Handwara.

Among the martyred security personnel, Commanding Officer of 21 Rashtriya Rifles, Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rakesh, Lance Naik Dinesh along with Sub Inspector Shakeel Qazi of Jammu Kashmir Police were martyred.

However, security personnel also killed two terrorists in the encounter. Both the terrorists who died were of Lashkar-e-Taiba. A terrorist is said to be local.

The commanding officer, Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, was commanding the 21-Rashtriya Rifles. 21-Rashtriya Rifles carries out in Handwara area. And Colonel Ashutosh Sharma a brave officer. On Friday, as soon as he came to know about the hiding of the terrorists, he went out for a search operation while leading his team. But the house where the information about the hiding of the terrorists was found, they were not actually there.

Colonel Ashutosh Sharma was actually in the house where the terrorists entered to surround the terrorists. On Saturday afternoon, the officers taking command from outside lost contact with the commanding officer. Finally, the body of all the people was recovered from a house on Sunday. The dead body of five security personnel including two terrorists was also present in it.

Colonel Ashutosh, who was the commanding officer of the 21 Rashtriya Rifles Unit, has been in the discussion earlier because of his courage and bravery. He has been awarded the Bravery Award twice. Shaheed Ashutosh was the first commanding officer of the rank of Colonel to lose his life in an encounter with terrorists in the last five years

.Earlier in January 2015, Colonel MN Rai was martyred in Kashmir Valley. Apart from this, in November the same year, Colonel Santosh Mahadik was also martyred in the campaign against the terrorists.

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