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Newly wed army man martyred in JK

Press Trust of India  |  Ambala 

A newly married jawan was today killed while foiling an infiltration bid in sector in and near the (LOC), officials said.

Twenty-six-year-old lance naik Vikramjeet Singh, a resident of village Tepla in Ambala, had tied the knot a few months ago, officials said.

His body will reach the Air Force station on Wednesday, they added.

Singh was among the team of soldiers who challenged a group of intruders in valley this morning. He lost his life in the ensuing encounter.

Singh's father is a in the village situated around 10 km from while, his younger brother is also serving in the

Additional Ambala, Shakti Singh visited the residence of the martyr to console his bereaved family.

Singh's mortal remains will be cremated at his native village with full state honours, an said.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 18:40 IST