Kupwara terror strikes: Soldier on sentry duty twice evades death
India is working on damage control following the terrorist attack on the Kupwara Army camp in Jammu & Kashmir.
Kumar alone had killed two terrorists and injured one.
Let us see what he did!
Kupwara terror strikes
Three terrorists in the wee hours of Thursday, attacked the Army camp in Kupwara, located 10 km away from the Line of Control, killing three Indian soldiers and injuring five.
Army sources reveal that the attackers breached the camp's security by snipping barbed wire and opened indiscriminate firing.
While the army managed to gun down two attackers, it is yet to capture the third.
When Rishi Kumar twice evaded death
Waiting for the attackers to get to a closer range, Rishi Kumar first took a hit on his head. Saved by a bullet-proof patka, he immediately recovered from the impact and fired back killing two terrorists.
He took a second hit when he left his bunker to grab hold of the assailants' weapon to target the third terrorist who fired at him and escaped.
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Rishi Kumar saves the day!
According to Colonel Saurabh Sharma, Rishi Kumar displayed great presence of mind in waiting to start engaging the terrorists at a closer range. This further prevented the assailants from entering into the camp's residential areas, averting further damage.
Jammu And Kashmir
Colonel Saurabh Sharma
Gunner Rishi Kumar
Line of Control