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20,000 Indian Soldiers Sharpen Military Manoeuvres Near Pakistan Border
Over 20,000 soldiers from the strike formations of the Indian Army have been engaging in a military drill near the border with Pakistan in Rajasthan. According to an Army spokesperson, the exercise Vijay Prahar employing more than 20,000 troops, cutting edge equipment and state of the art force m..
Chhattisgarh: 9 CRPF Jawans Killed In Naxal Attack
Nine CRPF personnel were today killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, around a year after a dozen jawans were killed in a similar ambush in the district. Officials said the incident took place around 12:30 PM along the Kistaram-Palodi road of t..
President, PM Greet Troops On Army Day
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the officers and troops of the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day. "On Army Day, greetings to the valiant men and women of the Indian Army, to veterans and to families of those who have worn the uniform. You are our nat..
Four Soldiers Killed In Kashmir Accident
Four soldiers were killed and one was critically injured on Friday when their vehicle fell into a gorge in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Police said the five were travelling in a private car from the Valley to Jammu when the driver lost control and it fell into a gorge near S..
Man Shot Dead After Stabbing Troops In Brussels
A man was shot dead after attacking two soldiers with a machete in the centre of Brussels, police said. The attack began at about 8.20 p.m., on Friday night, in the centre of the Belgian capital, not far from the bars and restaurants of the popular Sainte Catherine neighbourhood that is always bu..
Search Resumes To Find Escaped Militant In Kashmir
Srinagar: The Indian Army on Friday resumed search operations in Kashmir's Kupwara district for a militant who escaped after a gunfight that killed three soldiers and two militants on Thursday. According to the police, the army resumed search operation in six villages around Panzgam army camp in ..
Three Soldier, Two ‘Fidayeens’ Die In Kashmir Attack
Srinagar: Guerrillas believed to be foreigners sneaked into an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and killed three soldiers in an audacious pre-dawn attack that left two militants dead, officials said. Seven other soldiers were injured in the fighting that erupted after the insurgents at ..
25 CRPF Troopers Martyrs In An Attack By Maoists In Chhattisgarh
In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 25 troopers and escaping with their AK-47 assault rifles. Six Central Reserve Police Force personnel were airlifted ..
Three Soldiers Killed In Kashmir Avalanche
Three of the five soldiers hit by an avalanche in Batalik sector in Jammu and Kashmir were found dead on Friday, the Indian Army said. The avalanche swamped an army post on Thursday in Ladakh region, burying five soldiers. Two soldiers were rescued immediately. The Udhampur-headquartered No..
Four Soldiers Killed In Afghan Army Base Attack
At least four Afghan soldiers were killed and five injured in an overnight attack by Taliban militants on an army base in Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday. "Militants stormed an army camp in Khakrez district late on Monday. The clash lasted for hours," Xinhua news agency quoted an o..