JK News Today
Srinagar, September 13 A Colonel, a Major of the Indian army were martyred in an encounter with terrorists in Kokkernag in Anantnag in south Kashmir on Wednesday, in one of the worst terror incidents in recent years which had been witnessing a long spell of peace .
Army Colonel has been identified as Manpreet Singh
Major Ashish Dhonack and Deputy Superintendent of Police Hamuyan Bhat .
National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah tweeted “
Terrible terrible news from J&K. An army colonel, a major and a J&K Police DYSP gave the ultimate sacrifice in an encounter in Kokernag area of South Kashmir today. DySP Humayan Bhat, Major Ashish Dhonack, and Colonel Manpreet Singh laid down their lives in an encounter with terrorists. May their souls rest in peace & may their loved ones find strength at this difficult time.”