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This lone Gurkha took out 30 Taliban using every weapon within reach


Here’s a story for the
Badass Hall Of Fame. In September 2010, Sergeant Dipprasad Pun of the Royal Gurkha Rifles
single-handedly held his post against more than 30 Taliban fighters. Pun was on duty at a two-story outpost when he heard a suspicious noise leading him to discover two insurgents attempting to plant an IED nearby. Suddenly, small arms and
RPG fire lit up the night as the Taliban launched their assault. Despite being surrounded,
Pun refused to surrender, determined to take out
as many of the enemy as he could before going down. In all, he fired off
250 machine gun rounds, 180 SA-80 rounds, threw
six phosphorus grenades, six normal grenades, and
even threw a Claymore mine. When an enemy fighter
climbed onto the roof of his outpost, Pun attacked
him with his machine gun tripod knocking him off the roof to his death. Against all odds, he
managed to hold his post until reinforcement arrived. Pun was awarded the
conspicuous Gallantry Cross from Queen Elizabeth II. Pun comes from a long line of Gurkhas. His grandfather, having
received the Victoria Cross for action in the World
War II Burma Theater. Share you stories of soldiers
beating insurmountable odds, and comment below please. Like and share this story, and make others aware of
the heroic acts of men like Sergeant Dipprasad Pun. Boom.

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