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Major Rane's body to be flown to Mumbai this evening

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The mortal remains of Kaustubh Rane, who was killed in and during an operation to foil an infiltration bid, will be flown to this evening, a Defence said.

Rane's body will reach around 6.30 pm, the said.

His funeral with full state honours will be held tomorrow morning in Bhayander town in neighbouring district, the added.

Rane, a resident of Bhayander, and three soldiers were killed while foiling an infiltration bid in north Kashmir's Gurez sector. At least two militants were gunned down in the operation.

According to an official, Major Rane is survived by his parents, wife and a two-and-a-half-year old child.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 15:35 IST