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Col Ashutosh Sharma fulfilled his dream of joining Army in 13th attempt

Col Sharma was among five security forces personnel killed during an encounter with terrorists in north Kashmir late on Saturday night

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BS Web Team & Agencies  |  New Delhi 

Col Ashutosh Sharma
Col Ashutosh Sharma had joined the Army in the early 2000s.

For six-and-half years, Colonel Ashutosh Sharma made 12 unsuccessful attempts to join the Army. It was in the 13th attempt, a number considered unlucky by many, that he fulfilled his dream of donning the olive green uniform.

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First Published: Mon, May 04 2020. 14:30 IST