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Army bids adieu to officer martyred in Rajouri

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Saturday paid tributes to Nair who was killed along with another soldier in an IED explosion in district of and Kashmir.

"Tributes to our brave Martyr Maj Nair were paid by of Ace of Maj Gen H Dharmarajan at and of Police Jammu, M K Sinha and other senior officers at technical airport Jammu," a defence said.

The 33-year-old along with rifleman Jiwan Gurung (24) were killed when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in Naushera sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday, he added.

The mortal remains of the officer, who had over 11 years service in the army, was brought to cantonment before being flown to his home town of for the last rites in a service aircraft, the said.

is survived by his wife

After holding the wreath laying ceremony of Gurung, who hails from West Bengal, his mortal remains will be flown to his home town for the last rites, the said further.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 15:45 IST