Himanta Biswa Sarma condoles the loss of five security personnel in J&K
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has condoled the death of four army and police personnel who lost their lives in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara, on Saturday. Four Indian Army personnel including a Colonel and a Major besides one police personnel lost their lives in the encounter which broke out on Saturday, informed official sources. Expressing grief at the supreme sacrifices of these security personnel, the Health Minister tweeted, "The loss of 4 Army and 1 Police personnel in Handwara in J&K is painful. They made the supreme sacrifice in an encounter with terrorists. I salute their courage and offer my condolence to their families. Prayers."