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Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:42 PM IST

Army honours bravehearts

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Jalandhar : Two railway employees who averted a major tragedy by spotting live bombs planted by terrorists on a railway bridge near Dinanagar town in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on July 27 were honoured by the Indian Army on Saturday. General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lt. Gen. K.J. Singh, felicitated the two bravehearts – gateman Darshan Kumar and Satpal, at a function in the Tiger Division near Jammu.  Satpal also received the Army Commander’s Commendation Card also, an army spokesman said.  “On 27 July, during anti-terrorist operations at Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, these two men were instrumental in saving the lives of train passengers by detecting five planted IEDs..

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Published on: Sunday, August 02, 2015, 12:00 AM IST
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