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Queen decorates Nepali for Afghanistan heroics

LONDON (AFP) – A Nepalese soldier in the British army has been given a top bravery award by Queen Elizabeth II for his heroics in Afghanistan, where he single-handedly saw off more than 30 Taliban fighters.

Corporal Dipprasad Pun, 31, said he thought he was going to die and so had nothing to lose in taking on the attackers who overran his checkpoint.

He was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC), which is given in recognition of acts of conspicuous gallantry during active operations against the enemy.

Pun fired more than 400 rounds, launched 17 grenades and detonated a mine to repel the Taliban assault on his checkpoint near Babaji in Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan, last September.

Surrounded, the enemy opened fired from all sides and for 15 minutes Pun remained under continuous attack, including from rocket-propelled

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" I bet the terrorist handbook had an update in September, "If you see these guys, run!"


 
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Correction : Conspicuous Gallantry Cross not Victoria Cross

 
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Jh 10 hours ago Report Abuse
"If one man can fight 15 terrorist Taliban then why the hell we need 150000 coalition troops to fight 5000 Taliban? "

 
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Get this one
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Gurkhas don't take prisoners. Wish we had a company of them patrolling the halls of Congress, looking for scum. :)
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 "If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha" -- Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

Well Done Mr. Pun... 

 


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