Five members of the army fought near the battle with terrorists

KOLKATA: The staff of the five special forces engaged in close combat with terrorists attempting to infiltrate India from across the Line of Control (LOC) into J&k'skupwarakeransectorafterfallingfromaledgeonsundaymorning.confirmed.

theeliteparatroopersmanagedtoneutralizetheterroristswhoreturnedtopakistanbeforebeingmartyred.

theattemptedinfiltrationwasfirstreportedonwednesday,butinclementweatheranddifficultterrainpreventedanyactionuntilsaturday.thatday,foursoldiersunderthecommandofa(jco)werelaunchedfromtheairneartheloc.theybelongedtooneofthemostprofessionalpara.sanfranciscoarmyunits.operationswerenotpossiblethatday,butbeganearlyonsunday.asquadfollowedintheterrorists'footsteps,butrealizedtoolatethattheywereonaledge.itbrokeandtroopsfellintoanullahnexttowheretheterroristsweresitting,aseniorofficersaid.

aclosequartersbattle(cqb)occurredatpointblankrange.theterroristswereeventuallyneutralized,butthreeoftheparatroopersweremartyredonthespot.theremainingtwomembersofthesquadsuccumbedtotheirinjurieswhiletransportingthemtothenearestmilitaryhospital.

thefivemartyrsaresanjivkumarfrom,havildardavendrasinghfromutarakhand,sepoybalkrishanfromhimachalpradesh,sepoyamitkumarfromutarakhandandsepoychhatrapalsinghfromrajasthan.

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