Major Martyred While Trying to Defuse IED Near LoC in Nowshera

The news is horrifying as just 2 days have passed and we get another news of terrorist attack attempt. Major Chitresh Singh Bisht received martyrdom when he was diffusing a landmine. A soldier also received serious injuries and is admitted to the hospital.

Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said, “At about 3 p.m. today during sanitization of a track in Naushera Sector, mines were detected on the track.

“Major Chitresh Singh Bisht, leading a bomb disposal team, defused one of the mines successfully. While neutralizing another mine, the device got activated and the officer suffered grievous injuries and attained martyrdom,” said the spokesman.

Major Bisht, 31, belonged to Dehradun in Uttarakhand and is survived by his parents. May the brave soul rest in peace.

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