Deeply disturbing and painful: Rajnath on the murder of 5 security personnel in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Minister Rajnath Singh On Sunday, he described as deeply disturbing and painful the murder of five staff members, including two senior Army officers, a colonel and a commander, in an antiterrorist fight in the northern Kashmir area.

Singh said security personnel showed exemplary courage in their fight against terrorists and that their courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

The loss of our soldiers and security personnel in Handwara (J&k)isdeeplydisturbingandpainful.theydisplayedexemplarycourageintheirfightagainstterroristsandmadeasupremesacrificewhileservingthecountry.wewillneverforgetyourcourageandsacrifice.thedefenseministertweeted.

theoperationinavillageinhandwarastartedonsaturdayandcontinueduntillastnight.

ioffermytributestothesoldiersandsecuritypersonnelwhofellinaction.myheartgoesouttothefamilieswholosttheirlovedonestoday.indiastandsshouldertoshoulderwiththefamiliesofthesebravemartyrs,singhsaid.

thecolonel,whogavehislifeatthemeeting,wasadecoratedarmyofficer.

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