Nagrota attack: Army releases list of 7 martyrs killed in terror strike

Nagrota attack: Among the seven dead, two of them were officers.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 30, 2016 11:45 am
nagrota Ammunition recovered from the terrorists.

The list of security personnel martyred in a terror strike at an Army base in Nagrota, near Jammu was released by the Army late Tuesday evening. Among the seven dead, two of them were officers. Three terrorists were also killed in Nagrota, the biggest terror strike since the September 18 Uri attack.

Under the cover of darkness, according to one eyewitness account, terrorists, dressed in J&K Police fatigue, stormed the XVI Corps headquarters around 5 am. They scaled the wall surrounding the 166 Medium Regiment premises and hurled grenades before firing indiscriminately at the sentry post. The terrorists entered the residential quarters meant for majors, but a hostage situation was averted by troops.

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the attack. “Statistics have shown that the attack is on military installations. Civilians are not being targeted. No civilian has been targeted as they seek local support. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been briefed on it,” Parrikar told news agency ANI. Three AK-47s, 457 Ak bullets, 12 grenades and 20 magazines were among the items recovered by the Army.

nagrota1 Items found in terrorists possession.

List of martyrs

1. Major Gosavi Kunal Mannadir, aged 33 years hailed from Village Pandharpur, Distt Solapur, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife, Smt Uma K Gosavi.

2. Major Akshay Girish Kumar, aged 31 years , hails from Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is survived by his wife Smt Sangeeta Ravinderan.

Both next of kin informed and are in Nagrota station only.

3. Havildar Sukhraj Singh, aged 32 years, hailed fromVillage Maan Nagar, PO Batala, District Gurdaspur, Punjab. He is survived by his wife Smt Harmeet Kaur.

4. Lance Naik Kadam Sambhaji Yeshwantro aged 32 yrs, hailed from Village Janapuri, Post Office Wadepuri, Tehsil Loha, District Nanded, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife, Smt Sheetal.

5. Grenadier Raghvendra Singh, aged 28 years, is survived by his wife, Smt Anjana Sikaewal. The martyr hailed from Village Gadijatar, Tehsil Raja Khera, District Dholpur, Rajasthan.

6. Rifleman Asim Rai, aged 32 years, hailed from village Ratanchha, PO Khotang, Nepal. He is survived by his wife, Smt Madhu Kala Rai.

7. Naik Chittranjan Debbarma, aged 37 years, hailed from village Garingpara, Bada Maidan Bazaar, Tehsil Ramchandraghat, Kalampur, West Tripura district, Tripura. He is survived by his wife Namita Debbarma and two young children aged 11 years and 7 years. The next of kin has been officially informed.

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    Missing.George.Cruz.the.brahmin.Bhakt
    Nov 29, 2016 at 10:37 pm
    All BONKERED Bhakts ociations have pledged 12 months of their ry to the martyred.
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      Gopi Chand
      Nov 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm
      RIP Brave Heartslt;br/gt;Your Sacrifices will NOT GO IN VAIN
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        Murthy
        Nov 29, 2016 at 10:44 pm
        I am so happy that none of them are brahmins.
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          khan
          Nov 30, 2016 at 2:47 am
          Brahmin are very less in army......
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            khan
            Nov 30, 2016 at 2:46 am
            Desert pigs???? More in rajestan find them if you love them
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              Nodh
              Nov 29, 2016 at 10:35 pm
              Read the list carefully. None of them are brahmins. Again, WHY SHOULD NON-BRAHMINS HAVE TO SACRIFICE THEIR LIVES FOR SAVING THE BIG FAT OF PUNDITS DOGS?
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                ajay M
                Nov 29, 2016 at 7:14 pm
                Why do we need fancy missiles and glittering air crafts where our front line soldiers fighting with enemy face to face have no bullet proof jackets and protective head gear? even the militias of sudan, somalia also better equipped than indian soldier.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I wonder how anyone wearing army uniforms can easily enter sensitive areas and roam free. does uniform is the ideny of a soldier? what a pathetic infrastructure we have? why dont they have magnetic strips which can be scanned from long distance?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;every time when ever terrorists kill our soldiers we wake up but limited to call tenders of procurement but soon ignore them. our corrupt politicians only interested in big fancy deals where they get huge kickbacks.
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                  Ajay
                  Nov 30, 2016 at 2:00 am
                  How do you know? Why should it matter to you? You have written a very stupid comment, shame on you.
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                    avi
                    Nov 29, 2016 at 9:21 pm
                    I am totally disgusted with the tardy way in which Parrikar has run the Defence. He should be sacked immediately ! He is only a BIG MOUTH !!! Hate reading the same old reports of killings day in and day out ???
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                      Deep Creep
                      Nov 29, 2016 at 6:40 pm
                      Maa choud daalo kashmiri sunni soouwaron ki.7 ka hisaab 7000 kashmiri sunni souuwar maar kar karo ...aurat , bache , budhe ...jo saamne aaye kaat daalo kashmir me ... kill sunni pigs of kashmir ...jab tak 7000 naa poore halaal ho
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                        bhaskar
                        Dec 1, 2016 at 10:37 pm
                        why indian spy cannot infiltrate into jehadi outfits n destroy them in India n stan
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                          Kaliyug
                          Nov 29, 2016 at 6:18 pm
                          It is really sad to read the names of these brave soldiers who died in vain, their wives have become widows due to faulty Indian policies that no one wants to rectify. Pacifying the Muslims in the Kashmir valley has led to continuous loss of lives for soldiers and policemen. It is high time to rectify the situation by re-poting the valley with Hindus, Christians, Sikhs and other religions. No more exclusive status for Kashmir.
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                            Aditya
                            Nov 29, 2016 at 6:50 pm
                            RIP brothers.
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                              Kashif Rehman
                              Nov 30, 2016 at 7:41 am
                              Hahahahaha, aur tum sab Hindu geedaron ko lita k galay kaat denay chahiye
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                                Minhas
                                Nov 30, 2016 at 11:38 am
                                You can fight only with our children. Coward Indians, Ghus kr marain gy saloo
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                                  Indroop
                                  Nov 30, 2016 at 12:43 am
                                  Whefe did the caste come from?
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                                    Jawad
                                    Nov 29, 2016 at 11:52 pm
                                    There should be a law that politician should must send their sons in Army. Only then they will be able to feel the pain of death of a soldier
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                                      kejriwal
                                      Nov 29, 2016 at 6:37 pm
                                      Kejriwal just announced 21 crores total for these 7 martyrs at Nagrota. Long live Kejriwal. 3 crores for each martyr.
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                                        kejriwal
                                        Nov 29, 2016 at 6:36 pm
                                        Kejriwal just announced 3 crores for each of these martyrs. Long live Kejriwal.
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                                          verysad
                                          Nov 29, 2016 at 6:26 pm
                                          Pote kashmir with Hindu, christians, sikhs and tear the article 370 now
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                                            Satish Duraisamy
                                            Nov 30, 2016 at 12:53 am
                                            Says the Mullah scratching his
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