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Khukri in Action

Khukri’s used during war for hand to hand combat, along with the feared Gorkha war cry “Ayo Gorkhali” ( the Gorkhas are here)

Sketch of Gorkha warrior examining his khukri before waging war.

An illustration by Douglas Anderson of a 3rd Gorkha Rifles Sepoy as they were dressed for the action on the heights of Dargai, 1897. (Note the Khukri carried by the Sepoy as part of the battle uniforms)