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Martyred Army officer's body flown to Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The mortal remains of Kaustubh Rane, who was killed in and during an operation to foil an infiltration bid, was flown here late tonight, Defence sources said.

His last rites will be performed tomorrow will full military honours in Bhayander town in neighbouring district where his family lives.

paid floral tributes to the as the body was received at the

Rane 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.

He is survived by parents, wife and a two-and-a-half-year old child.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 00:10 IST