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Army pays tributes to soldier killed in Pak firing

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The today paid tributes with full military honours to a soldier killed in a ceasefire violation by in Jammu and Kashmir's district.

A wreath laying ceremony was organised in honour of Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, who was killed while serving at the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector, a defence said.

A military send off was organised, wherein, GOC (Crossed Swords Division), among other military dignitaries, laid wreaths on behalf of Lt Gen D Anbu, Army Commander, Northern Command and Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, GOC White Knight Corps, he said.

Bhadane (28), from Khalane village of district in Maharashtra, was critically injured in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops yesterday and later succumbed to injuries, the said.

Bhadane is survived by his wife, he added.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 19:30 IST