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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Army Day Special | Colonel who lost a leg says 'my foot' and runs triathlons


His left leg was blown away from ankle after he stepped on to an anti-personnel mine unknowingly. The head of the tibia bone was missing with the fibula completely exposed. A small sliver of the heal was hanging with the skin, which he cut away with a new shaving blade taken from a soldier. On the occasion of the 71st Army Day being observed across the nation today, Onmanorama brings you this inspiring story of Col Gaurav, who is currently officer-in-charge of the Army Paralympic Sports Node (APSN) of the Indian Army based out of Pune.
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