Gallantry award for three Army Men for killing Burhan Wani



Three army men were awarded Sena Medal on Thursday for killing young Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Wani in an encounter in Kokernag area of south Kashmir.

The July 8 killing of Burhan Wani sparked a six-month agitation in Kashmir in which over 90 civilians were killed, hundreds blinded and thousands injured. 

 Major Kumar, Captain Manik Sharma and Naik Arvind Singh Chauhan of Rashtriya Rifle were awarded Sena Medal for killing Burhan and two of his associates.


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