Army Felicitates Two Local Youth

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Army on Saturday felicitated two youth with cash for their role during rescue operation after the crash of Dhruv chopper in Safapora area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on February 11.

Two pilots Lieutenant-Colonel Rajesh Gulati and his co-pilot Major Tahir Hussain Khan had died during the crash.

According to a statement Commanding Officer 13 RR Mansbal, Sanjay Sharma while lauding the role of the locals at a function in Mansbal headquarters said that two local youth not only made every effort to douse the fire but also placed the dead bodies at appropriate location. “We salute such brave and bold local men and extend our gratitude to them,” he said and awarded cash prize sealed in an envelope along with gifts to the youth whom Army identified as Javid Ahmed Bhat son of Muhammad Akram and Abdul Majid Bhat son of Ghulam Hasan both residents of Takia Safapora, Sumbal.

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