In a stern warning, Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that obstructors of Army’s operations during encounters will be treated as anti-national elements. “Those who obstruct our operations during encounters and are not supportive will be treated as overground workers of terrorists,” Rawat said. The Army Chief made comments after paying tribute to security personnel who lost their lives in encounters with terrorists in J&K on Tuesday. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid homage the soldiers, including a Major, who were martyred in two separate encounters.
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The PM laid wreaths on the bodies of the soldiers at the Palam Airport here where the mortal remains were brought today. On the occasion, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat briefed the
Prime Minister on the incidents in which the casualties took place. Major S Dahiya and three other soldiers were killed yesterday in two encounters in Kashmir.
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On the occasion, Gen Rawat also briefed the Prime Minister on the incidents in which the casualties took place. Three soldiers, including Major S Dahiya were martyred in two encounters in Kashmir. Dahiya was martyred in an encounter in Kralgund area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district where security forces gunned down three militants hiding in a residential house.
Further inputs awaited