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Nitish announces funeral of CRPF jawan with full police honour

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Chief Minister Kumar today saluted bravery of CRPF jawan who was killed while foiling terrorists attack at the camp in and announced that his funeral would be performed with full police honour.

The deceased jawan hailed from Piro village in Bhojpur district of

The CM announced that the would give an ex-gratia amount to the next of the kin of the martyr, an official release said.

The amount of the ex-gratia was, however, not mentioned in the release.

Khan, who was a of 49th battalion of CRPF, was killed yesterday in a gunfight with terrorists who attempted to strike a CRPF camp at Karan Nagar area of

Kumar said in his condolence message that "The entire country would remember the supreme sacrifice of the brave son. The entire is with the martyr's family.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 15:50 IST