Indian army conducts wreath-laying ceremony for martyrs of Handwara

In a 12-hour counter-terrorist operation, the Indian Army lost a colonel, a major and two soldiers along with a sub-inspector on Saturday. The Indian Army held a ceremony in memory of Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh Kumar, and Lance Naik Dinesh Singh

Updated: May 04, 2020 15:48 IST

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Hari Aditya

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Ceremony for Martyred Army in Handwara

The Indian Army's four Bravehearts headed by Colonel Ashutosh Sharma went into a house to evacuate locals who had been taken hostage by terrorists. They tried to save the hostages but in the end, came under intense assault. In the end, just though they completed their goal, they were martyred. In a 12-hour counter-terrorist operation, the Indian Army lost a colonel, a major and two soldiers along with a sub-inspector on Saturday. The Indian Army held a ceremony in memory of Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh Kumar, and Lance Naik Dinesh Singh