This is BX @ Boxden.com


Jun 3 - Nepali soldier single-handedly k!lled 30 talibans


 Jun 3 - Nepali soldier single-handedly k!lled 30 talibans
topic by PinkFloyd87 - 06-03-2011, 07:38 AM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines




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 f!ghters.

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 a$sault 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 grenades and AK47 guns.
At one point, unable to shoot, he used his machine gun tripod to knock down a militant who was climbing the walls of the compound.

Two insurgents were still attacking by the time he ran out of ammunition, but he set off a Claymore mine to repel them.

Pun was given his medal in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on Wednesday.
The CGC is second only to the Victoria Cross -- the highest honour for bravery in the face of the enemy.

"There wasn't any choice but to f!ght. The Taliban were all around the checkpoint. I was alone," he said.

"I had so many of them around me that I thought I was definitely going to die so I thought I'd k!ll as many of them as I could before they k!lled me.

"After that I thought nobody can k!ll us now -- when we met the enemy I wasn't scared."
Britain's Major General Nicholas Carter, who was commander of allied forces in southern

Afghanistan during Pun's deployment, praised his efforts.
"The CGC does not get handed out lightly. It was a most remarkable achievement," he said.
Queen decorates Nepali for Afghanistan heroics - Yahoo! News


Latest News Hot Topics Ľ   share this topic Ľ   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook

98 comments for "Jun 3 - Nepali soldier single-handedly k!lled 30 talibans"


 06-03-2011, 07:45 AMaway - #2
Shmiddy 21 heat pts21

  d 
space
$672 | 11784774
damn a 30 k!llstreak
 06-03-2011, 07:54 AMaway - #3
Luda Wayne 

  d 
space
$211 | 332833
He probably hasn't had any #### in years!
 06-03-2011, 07:58 AMaway - #4
SomeOnesoN 134 heat pts134

  d 
space
$12,705 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by Luda Wayne
He probably hasn't had any #### in years!

Stupid a$s comment.. Even if that were true, he will be getting more #### than everyone on Boxden combined now.

I commend this soldier on his bravery.. I would try to do the same ####. If you're taking me down, I'll die trying to take as many as your squadron with me.
 06-03-2011, 08:22 AMaway - #5
PinkFloyd87 11 heat pts11

  d 
space
$619 | 6326246
Originally Posted by SomeOnesoN

Stupid a$s comment.. Even if that were true, he will be getting more #### than everyone on Boxden combined now.

I commend this soldier on his bravery.. I would try to do the same ####. If you're taking me down, I'll die trying to take as many as your squadron with me.
word.
 06-03-2011, 08:41 AMaway - #6
GRITBOY 1 heat pts

  d 
space
$452 | 1848134
he got that mscgyver swag

 06-03-2011, 08:58 AMonline - #7
Chuck Hustle 

  d 
space
$8,413 | 15415686
Beast Mode forreal
 06-03-2011, 09:06 AMaway - #8
Sean McDevitt 5 heat pts

  d 
space
$6,773 | 15843595
just amazing....
 06-03-2011, 09:15 AMonline - #9
SandmanNyC 24 heat pts24

  d 
space
$2,885 | POWERFUL
rambo?
 06-03-2011, 09:16 AMaway - #10
donmeca2020 

  d 
space
$4,162 | 7890843
give the man a round of applause... that is very brave :applause::applause::applause::applause::applause::applause:
 06-03-2011, 09:17 AMaway - #11
MPipes101 5 heat pts

  d 
space
$2,287 | 7364489
 06-03-2011, 09:17 AMaway - #12
KrayzieCMB 83 heat pts83

  d 
space
$3,702 | POWERFUL
Great read. This sounds like a good premise for a movie lol.
 06-03-2011, 09:21 AMaway - #13
Skilllz 

  d 
space
$6,334 | 3941449
What a ####ing beast, that's do or die right there. Monster.
 06-03-2011, 09:24 AMaway - #14
twentythree 38 heat pts38

  d 
space
$4,533 | POWERFUL
I wonder what perks he was using at the time
 06-03-2011, 09:34 AMaway - #15
eza 

  d 
space
$3,671 | 6281792
lol you mother ####ers are super late this story is three months old
 06-03-2011, 09:47 AMaway - #16
cjstewar8 

  d 
space
$1,078 | 2153358
30 k!ll streak. shoulda called in that nuke
 06-03-2011, 09:56 AMonline - #17
VeezNutz420 5 heat pts

  d 
space
$653 | 2835390
like Kat said "what the #### does a Taliban solider look like??" he k!lled 30 civilians
 06-03-2011, 10:03 AMaway - #18
R_U_Serious 

  d 
space
$3,118 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by Davey Dha Don
damn a 30 k!llstreak
..watch out for the end game nuke right?
 06-03-2011, 10:06 AMaway - #19
LoyalRican 

  d 
space
$793 | 2417511
23

Originally Posted by Davey Dha Don
damn a 30 k!llstreak
Wow. Ur gay.
 06-03-2011, 10:14 AMonline - #20
GrezyNclean 145 heat pts145

  d 
space
$4,446 | POWERFUL
bravery at its finest.....


#swagonahundredthousandtrillion
 
 


Go Back   Boxden.Com - Stay First. Follow BX. > BX Table Of Contents > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines
    
         

 



Latest hot topics on fire the past 48 hrs
Article inside  Titanfall teases 'biggest update' details for tomorr..
67 comments
Remastered Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas On The Way?
55 comments
NCAAF Todd Gurley to be reinstated
54 comments
 MLB The 2014 World Series: Kansas City Royals Vs. San Fran...
New reply 18 seconds ago - 599 comments - by !!!
 Video inside Honey Cocaine - Curveball...exposing Thirsty Men And O...
New reply 4 minutes ago - 285 comments - by blafy
 Video inside Oct 21 - Man To Obama: Don't Touch My Girlfriend
New reply 25 seconds ago - 57 comments - by Carlton Black
 NBA Sixers Won..plans For Lottery Reform Fall Apart
New reply 6 minutes ago - 67 comments - by Young OG
  Tyga Praises Lil Wayne, Kanye, Jay-z & Em, Says Dr...
New reply 40 seconds ago - 127 comments - by mdemaz
 Image(s) inside 50 Cent Speaks On Eminem And Jay-z (:truth:)
New reply 9 minutes ago - 180 comments - by BasedonMars
 NFL Some Seahawks Players Allegedly Donít Think Russell Wi...
New reply 45 seconds ago - 144 comments - by st21
 Video inside T.i. At The Breakfast Club: Iggy & Snoop, Ebola, G...
New reply 10 minutes ago - 61 comments - by BreakfastClub

Like BX on Facebook Follow BX on Twitter
5,829 fans of BX | none new today 4,795 following | none new today

hot topic blog   Ľ    hip-hop   |   sports   |   movies   |   games   |   news   |   wild'ish   |   gear   |   rides   |   tech

contact us   |   mobile   |   privacy statement

© Boxden.com. 1998 - end of time.