Kannadiga soldiers Hasan Sab, Basappa Patil killed in Kargil blast

Kannadiga soldiers Hasan Sab, Basappa Patil killed in Kargil blast

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-08-01 12:04 Jammu: Two soldiers, native of Karnataka were killed on Sunday when they accidentally stepped on a mine near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region, an army official said. "The two soldiers of a patrol party accidentally stepped on a mine, triggering a blast. Both were killed," said Col. S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army's Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command. The deceased army men were identified as Subedar Basappa Patil and Sepoy Hasansab Khudavan. Subedar Patil, who hails from village Khanajaon, Belgam in Karnataka, is survived by his wife Shakunthala, daughter Keerthy and son Prakash. Sepoy Hasansab, who hails from village Saidapur, Dharwad in Karnataka and, is survived by his mother Zeenatbee Khudavand, father Imamsab Khudavand, younger sister Paravenvanu Khudavand and younger brother Mabusab Khudavand.