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Jammu KashmirTributes paid to Major, 3 soldiers martyred in encounters

Tributes paid to Major, 3 soldiers martyred in encounters


Tributes paid to Major, 3 soldiers martyred in encounters

Srinagar, Feb 15, CNS: Army on Wednesday paid tributes to four soldiers, including a major, who were killed in two separate gunfights in north yesterday.

“Joined by officials from the other Security Forces operating in the Valley, the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu paid rich tributes to Major Satish Dahiya, Rifleman Ravi Kumar, Paratrooper Dharmender Kumar and Gunner Astosh Kumar in a solemn ceremony in BB Cantt, Srinagar,” said a spokesman.

He said that their mortal remains would be taken to their native places for last rites with full military honours.

“The Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved families and remains committed to their dignity and wellbeing,” he said. (CNS)

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