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Tag: Army Jawan

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Odisha Bids Farewell To Martyred Soldier With Full State Honours

Jajpur: The last rites of martyred Jawan Sashank Sekhar Samal was performed at his native Khetrapal village under Dharmasala block in Jajpur on Sunday night with full state honours. 32-year-old Sashank is survived by his one-year-old child, wife and parents. Sashank served the Indian Army for 9 years and was last posted in Ladakh. On […]

Army jawan in Leh tests positive for coronavirus, cases climbs to 147 in country
First COVID-19 Case In Indian Army As Jawan Tests Positive, Cases Climb To 147 In Country

New Delhi: A 34-year-old soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh, Army sources said on Wednesday. This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed forces. The soldier, a resident of Chuhot village in Leh, came in contact with his father who had already contracted the infection. His father had returned from a […]

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Army Jawan Commits 'Suicide' In Odisha's Gopalpur

Berhampur: A 30-year old Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by hanging in his quarter inside the Army Air Defence College at Gopalpur in Ganjam district on Sunday, police said. The deceased was identified as R Krishna of Ranganathapuram in Tamil Nadu, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Berhampur Sadar, Jayant Kumar Mohapatra. His body was recovered […]

Army Takes Down Pak Intruder Near LoC

New Delhi: An infiltration bid by Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) was foiled by the Indian soldiers on the intervening night of September 12 and 13, when they also killed an intruder suspected to be a BAT commando, defence sources said. The Army on Wednesday released a video of the incident, captured using […]

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Army Jawan Commits Suicide After Killing Senior

Chennai: An army jawan committed suicide after shooting his senior inside the military camp at Pallavaram here on Tuesday morning, according to the police. Chennai Police said the jawan, Jagsheer, and the havildar, Praveen Kumar Joshi, used to have frequent arguments over the former reporting late for duty. On Monday night, the two again had […]

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Odisha CM announces Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia for jawan's kin

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the next of kin of Army jawan Naik Ajit Kumar Sahoo, who was martyred in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The Chief Minister also expressed grief over the death of the Odia jawan. Patnaik said the assistance will be […]

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Army jawan, wife physically assaulted in Odisha

Nayagarh: An army jawan and his wife were allegedly beaten up by their neighbour in Pimphal village under Ranpur Police limits of Nayagarh. Complainant Pradeep Kumar Das, who is reportedly an army jawan, alleged that the incident took place 10 days ago but no action has been taken by the police against the accused. The […]

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3 injured in firing by Army jawan in Jajpur

Jajpur: Three persons including a woman were injured in firing by an Army jawan over a land dispute at Bharatpur village under Jenapur police limits in Jajpur today. The injured, identified as Sujata Pradhan, sons Bibek Pradhan and Ranjan Pradhan were rushed to the Dharmasala hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and […]

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Militants kill off-duty Army jawan in J&K

Srinagar: Militants have killed an off-duty Indian Army Jawan whose body was found in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, informed an official. Defence Ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said: “Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar, 23, a resident of Senzen village in Shopian district, was a serving soldier. He was posted in a Territorial Army […]

2 Army men killed in militant attack in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two Army men, including a major, were killed and another jawan was injured when militants opened fire on a search party of security forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said today. A cordon and search operation was launched by Army in Zaipora area of Shopian during the night following intelligence inputs about […]

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