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Def MoS Bhamre, VC of Army pay homage to 4 soldiers killed in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

for Defence and several senior officials today paid homage to four soldiers who were killed in a gunbattle with militants in yesterday.

Bhamre, of the Lt Gen and other senior officials laid wreath at the bodies that were brought to the Palam Technical Area of the Air Force, Army Col said.

Yesterday, an Army team led by (29) laid a siege of the Gurez area in Bandipore district of north Kashmir, but were fired by militants.

Rane and three other soldiers were killed in the encounter and two of the infiltrating militants were gunned down.

The mortal remains of the Army personnel were sent to their home states.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:50 IST