Jammu Kashmir Police Firing; Army Soldier Killed In Bandipora | Bandipora News | One colleague died, another injured due to gunshot
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The rifle of a soldier posted in the camp accidentally fell on the ground. After which there was firing and two soldiers were shot. (Symbolic Image)
On Sunday, September 17, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, an army soldier accidentally fired from his service rifle. Due to this, one soldier died, while another comrade was injured. Bandipora District Police gave information about the case on social media.
According to media reports, the matter pertains to the camp of 14 Rashtriya Rifles. On Sunday, there was firing in the camp after a soldier’s rifle accidentally fell on the ground. Due to which two soldiers got shot. Both were immediately rushed to the hospital, where one was declared dead by the doctors. The other one is undergoing treatment.
The accused has been taken into custody after the incident. Legal action has been initiated as per protocol. At the same time, other soldiers present in the camp are also being interrogated, so that it can be understood how the incident happened.
Funeral of Colonel Manpreet and Major Ashish
Colonel Manpreet was from Mohali, Major Ashish was from Panipat and DSP Bhat was from Budgam, Kashmir. The banned Resistance Front, linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On the other hand, the encounter between security forces and terrorists is going on for the last 5 days (evening of 13 September) in Anantnag of Jammu and Kashmir. In which Colonel Manpreet Singh of 19 Rashtriya Rifles, Major Ashish Dhonchak, DSP Humayun Bhatt of Jammu and Kashmir Police were martyred on 14 September. At the same time, a soldier was injured by a bullet on September 14 and was admitted to the hospital for treatment. He died during treatment here.
The army fears that two more terrorists are hiding in the forests of Gadul Kokernag. On September 17, the army had killed a terrorist. The operation was stopped at night due to darkness.
On Saturday, for the first time in any terrorist operation, the Army launched its most advanced drone Heron Mark-2 for attack in Gadul Kokernag. The drone found the terrorist and threw a grenade at him, killing him. Heron continued working even in heavy rain during the encounter. Apart from this, quad copter drone helped in expelling the terrorists. This drone can fire bullets and grenades simultaneously from five sides. It can be operated from a distance of 15 kilometers.
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Colonel Manpreet’s father was also in the army, he last spoke to his brother-in-law.
Late Lakhbir Singh, father of Colonel Manpreet Singh, resident of village Bhadojia, New Chandigarh, was also a soldier in the Army. Martyr Colonel Manpreet Singh was honored with the Sena Award by the Army 2 years ago. His body is expected to arrive by 4 pm on Thursday. If there is a delay, Manpreet’s last rites will be held on Friday.
Colonel Manpreet Singh was married. He has two brothers and one sister. The Colonel is survived by a 7 year old son Kabir Singh and a two and a half year old daughter Bani. Manpreet’s brother-in-law Virendra Gill said that he last spoke to him at 6:45 in the morning. Then he said that he would talk later. Last year, he received the Sena Medal. Read the full news…
AK-47 and bullets recovered from Rajouri encounter site
In Rajouri also on Tuesday (September 12), a soldier was killed and two terrorists were killed during an encounter. An army dog also died during the search here. He risked his own life to save the life of his handler. The encounter in Rajouri is over.
Two AK-47, 7 magazines, 2 bullet proof jackets and about three dozen cartridges have been recovered from the encounter site. Apart from this, medicines made in Pakistan have also been recovered. The name of the army dog martyred here was Kent. During the search for terrorists, the dog was walking ahead of its handler when it was shot and died. Read the full news…
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