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Wreath-laying ceremony held for soldier killed along LoC in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A wreath-laying ceremony was held Sunday to pay tributes to an Army jawan killed along with an in an IED blast along the (LoC) in and Kashmir's district.

The ceremony was held at northern command headquarters at

Rifleman Jiwan Gurung, 24, along with Nair, 33, was killed on Friday in an IED explosion in Naushera sector of district.

After the wreath-laying ceremony, Gurung's mortal remains were Sunday transported from to by a service aircraft, a said.

The body will be taken to Bagdogra in from through a civil flight and then by road to his home town Darjeeling, the said.

The mortal remains of Nair were flown to his home town in Pune for last rites Saturday after tributes were paid to him at garrison and technical airport here.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 18:30 IST