Terrorists responsible for killing soldiers in Rajouri will be hunted down: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday interacted with deployed soldiers on ground in J&K’s Rajouri district sending out a clear message that terrorists involved in killing of soldiers will be hunted down.

Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician and lecturer who is serving as the 29th Defence Minister of India since 2019. He is currently the deputy Leader of the House, Lok Sabha since 2014. He is the 8th President of Bharatiya Janata Party from 2013 to 2014 and from 2005 to 2009.

Rajnath Singh arrived at the Army’s division headquarters in Rajouri along with Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha and Army Chief Manoj Pande.

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command, Lt. general Upendra Dwivedi. And field commanders briefed the defence minister on the ongoing operation against the terrorists in the Kandi forest.

The defence minister gave a clear message during his visit that the terrorists. Who killed soldiers will be hunted down whatever the cost, sources said.

“Anybody trying to disturb peace and tranquility in J&K will not be spared,” Singh is reported to have said during his visit.

After flying back to Jammu from Rajouri, the defence minister left for New Delhi in the afternoon.

Five soldiers, including elite para commandos, were killed by terrorists in Kandi forest area on Friday.

In the ongoing operation against the terrorists, the Army killed one terrorist earlier in the day. While another is reported to have been injured.

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