Thousands of villagers gathered to pay homage to the slain Army jawan and were constantly chanting slogans of "Pakistan Murdabad" and "Mahesh Zindabad" while fluttering the tricolour.
According to local sources, the CRPF personnel will be accorded full state funeral in the morning near Ganga River in presence of the officials of district administration and CRPF.
Five CRPF personnel attained martyrdom and three others were injured when their patrol party was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday.
Terrorists carried out a stand-off firing attack at K.P Road in Anantnag at about 4:50 pm hours on Wednesday.
Among those dead are ASI Ramesh Kumar (Jhajjar, Haryana), ASI Nirod Sarma (Nalbari, Assam), CT Satendra Kumar (Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh), CT Mahesh Kr Kushwaha (Gazipur, Uttar Pradesh) and CT Sandeep Yadav (Dewas, Madhya Pradesh).
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