Colonel, Major Among 5 Killed In Action In Encounter In J&K's Handwara

Two senior army officers - a colonel and a major, one police officer and two soldiers were killed in action during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
A joint anti-terrorist operation by the armed forces and the J&K Police was carried out in the Handwara area of the district in north Kashmir. Two terrorists were killed during the joint operation.

Decorated army officer Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, Major Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh Kumar ,Lance Naik Dinesh from the 21 Rashtriya Rifles unit and police officer Shakeel Ahmad Qazi were martyred in the line of duty,

Factcheck team,DIPR

03, May 2020

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