During the fierce battle, the troops killed 15 of the insurgents, with many escaping with gunshot wounds. Sadly however 2 soldiers paid the supreme price in action while 4 others were wounded in action. The bodies of our late colleagues and the wounded have since been evacuated.
The gallant troops recovered weapons and ammunitions from the insurgents These includes, 1 Gun truck, 1 60mm Mortar tube, 7 60mm Mortar bomb, a General Purpose Machine (GPMG), 3 damaged AK 47 Rifle, 4 Bandoliers of Anti-Aircraft rounds of ammunition. The troops have continued mop up and clearance operations of the remnants of the terrorists. They have also intensified vigilance and high level of alertness.