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J-K CM leads wreath-laying ceremony of slain Army personnel

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

today led the wreath-laying ceremony organised to pay tributes to four of the six soldiers who were killed in a terror attack on the camp here.

Mufti joined the cabinet colleagues and and police officials and laid floral wreaths on the bodies of four personnel, hailing from Kashmir, at the Jammu airport, an official said.

A group of (JeM) terrorists struck the residential quarter inside the camp at Sunjuwan here on Saturday, killing seven people -- six soldiers, including two junior commissioned officers (JCOs) and father of one of the slain soldiers -- and injuring 10 others.

Three heavily-armed JeM terrorists were killed in the retaliatory action by the Army.

Deputy Nirmal Singh, ministers Abdul Haq Khan and Choudhary Zulfkar, state and MLA Sat Sharma, among others, were present ceremony.

and police officials also laid wreaths on the bodies of the Army personnel, the said.

JCO Madan Lal Choudhary (50) of Kathua was cremated with full military honours at his village yesterday, while the body of of district in Uttarakhand was recovered from the scene of the gunfight yesterday.

Later, the said the interacted with the family members of the slain Army personnel and consoled them.

She conveyed her heartfelt condolences and prayed for peace for their loved ones.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 14:25 IST