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Soldier cremated in native village in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Gurdaspur 

A soldier of the 10th Sikh Regiment of the Army who lost his life in an encounter with terrorists near was today cremated with full military honours in his native village here.

Havildar Palwinder Singh, from Rai Chak village, was killed on December 4 in Khanbal, around 50 km from

He is survived by his wife Palwinder Kaur, son Simarjit Singh (5) and daughter Sehajdeep Kaur (8).

A large number of people, including state minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa, paid last tributes to the martyr.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 19:10 IST