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Body of jawan killed in Raj ammunition mishap brought home

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

The body of jawan Javeed, who was killed when ammunition exploded at firing range in Jaisalmer, was brought here tonight enroute to his home town in district.

A contingent of the personnel paid him tribute as per the military tradition by saluting and laying a wreath on the mortal remains at the airport here.

The body would be taken to Harihar in district where his family resides.

Javeed (33) is survived by his mother, wife and two daughters, sources said.

The jawanwas from the engineering unit of Secunderabad

He was killed and four others were injured while trying to destroy the ammunition which did not explode when fired from a few rocket launchers.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 21:25 IST