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Army chief honours fallen IPKF personnel in Lanka

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

General Bipin today paid tribute to personnel who died during the

Gen placed a floral wreath at the here and saluted the Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in Sri Lanka's fight against terrorism, the said.

The (IPKF) was stationed in Sri Lanka's war-torn north and east between 1987 and 1990.

The arrived here yesterday on a week-long official visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart

During his stay in Sri Lanka, Gen is scheduled to call on Maithripala Sirisena, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the of defence, and Sri Lankan mnilitary commanders.

He will also visit the Academy at Diyatalawa, the eastern port district of and the southern port district of Galle, the said.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 17:15 IST