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In pics | Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020: A sneak peek into the battle zone

On its 21st anniversary, we take a look some photos straight from the battle zone.
Jul 26, 2020 / 10:30 AM IST
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India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26 to commemorate the victory of Operation Vijay in 1999. On its 21st anniversary, we take a look some photos straight from the battle zone.
A soldier arranges artillery shells at Drass. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier arranges artillery shells at Drass. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers get a tot of rum on a day of remembrance for them on the outskirts of Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers get a tot of rum on a day of remembrance for them on the outskirts of Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers wait their turn to make a phone call to loved ones back home from Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers wait their turn to make a phone call to loved ones back home from Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier shows gifts he bought for his family to his colleagues at Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier shows gifts he bought for his family to his colleagues at Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier directs fire at Drass. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier directs fire at Drass. (Image: Reuters)
An army personnel talks to his base through a wireless set as another soldier looks on, at Sonamarg in Srinagar. (Image: Reuters)
An army personnel talks to his base through a wireless set as another soldier looks on at Sonamarg in Srinagar. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers walk down from a mountain peak at Gumri. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers walk down from a mountain peak at Gumri. (Image: Reuters)
An Indian soldier writes a letter to his family from a camp in the Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
An Indian soldier writes a letter to his family from a camp in the Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers rest near Batalik in Kashmir. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers rest near Batalik in Kashmir. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers aim at their targets during shooting practice in Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers aim at their targets during shooting practice in Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
An Indian soldier takes a nap in the Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
An Indian soldier takes a nap in the Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers clean the barrel of an artillery piece at Batalik. (Image: Reuters)
Indian soldiers clean the barrel of an artillery piece at Batalik. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier shows off a ring made with a bullet in a camp outside Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
A soldier shows off a ring made with a bullet in a camp outside Kargil. (Image: Reuters)
Indian artillery guns stand in silence during a cease-fire at a gun position in the Kargil sector of Kashmir. (Image: Reuters)
Indian artillery guns stand in silence during a cease-fire at a gun position in the Kargil sector of Kashmir. (Image: Reuters)
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first published: Jul 26, 2020 10:30 am

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