Striking rare act of individual bravery

Brave heart

She had taken on a group of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists who barged into her house on Sunday night, snatched an AK-47 from one intruder and shot him dead.

Rukhsana is full of smiles at her house in Upper Kalsi in the Shahdhara Sharief of Rajouri district, as she is besieged by television reporters asking her how she did it. Posing with the AK-47 that she grabbed from the militants, she recounts for the umpteenth time how she shot dead LeT terrorist Abu Osama in her house up in the hills, while the locals cheer her.
The girl, in her late teens, fought militants and saved her family, especially her parents.
When the terrorists barged into her house on Sunday night, Rukhsana might have been provoked by the terror unleashed by the ultras on her parents—Noor Hussain and Rashida—and by a premonition that her own dignity was in danger.

Ruksana gets police protection

Police protection has been provided to the family which killed a militant, injured another and snatched their weapons in Shahdra Sharief area of Rajouri district here, reports PTI from Jammu, quoting the police.

The security would be provided by 15 policemen, along with an officer, to the family of Noor Hussian in whose house one top militant was killed and another injured, SSP, Rajouri, Shafkat Wattali said.

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