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Acting Sergeant Dipprasad Pun Is Every Inch The Hero

TIME, then, to salute Acting Sergeant Dipprasad Pun, 31, of the Royal Gurkha Rifles. Don’t wait unitl they are dead to praise such people.

A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly fought off an attack on his base by up to 30 Taliban insurgents is among several British service personnel being honoured for their outstanding bravery.


He used 400 rounds of ammunition, detonated 17 grenades and a mine.

Pun exhausted all his ammunition and at one point had to use the tripod of his machine gun to beat away a militant climbing the walls of the compound. He is awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross.

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Posted: 7th, June 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)