Gurez Gun Battle has claimed 4 army lives last night. The confirmed report has told that the Army pushed back the infiltration effort of the heavily armed militants from PoK. There was also ceasefire violation from Pakistan Army, mostly to give the cover to the militants. The Army pushed them back and killed two militants. However, rest were pushed back to PoK again. The two bodies fell into a ravine and efforts are being made to recover the bodies.
As per the reports, all the martyred soldiers were from the 36 Rashtriya Rifles. The names of the martyrs are Major Kaustubh Prakash Kumar Rane, Grenadier Vikram Jeet Singh and Riflemen Hameer Singh and Mandeep Singh Rawat.
This is not something new in Kashmir. Pakistan has tried to push their armed militants to Kashmir to carry out attacks in India on the armies, then name it as an indigenous movement. The support of Pakistan Army to these militants is naked and exposed, but they feel good to deny it. As per the ministry reports, 69 militants have sneaked into Kashmir from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir with the help of Pakistan Army. However, there have been 133 attempts of infiltration till June, this year. Indian Army has killed 14 militants while infiltrating and almost 50 were sent back from the border.
Gurez gun battle is yet another chilling reminder of the dirty game that Pakistan plays in Kashmir. The militants who have sneaked in continue their propaganda through various modes and compel even the students to give up books and pick up guns.