Major Swali Ebrahim Bakali

Major Swali Ebrahim Bakali

On receiving specific information about presence of foreign terrorists in a house in village khumrial, kupwara(J&K). Major Swali Ebrahim Bakali lead a team of daring army men and cordoned the house. The operation resulted in killing 12 foreign terrorists including IED expert Sherkhan. Also, recovered a large quantity of automatic weapons, grenades and live ammunition.

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