This Day in History: 1878-12-19

The 2nd Goorkhas, part of 2nd Infantry Brigade of the Peshawar Valley Field Force, joined detachments from other units and moved into the Bazar Valley to punish the inhabitants who had ‘misbehaved’. Unfortunately surprise was lost and after blowing up some towers the force returned. One Gurkha Other Rank, Rifleman Sarjan Pun, was killed.