Army pays tributes to Major, three soldiers killed in Kashmir gunfights

Army pays tributes to Major, three soldiers killed in Kashmir gunfights

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Srinagar,February 15,2017 CNS: Army on Wednesday paid tributes to four soldiers, including a major, who were killed in two separate gunfights in north Kashmir yesterday.

“Joined by officials from the other Security Forces operating in the Valley, the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu paid rich tributes to Major Satish Dahiya, Rifleman Ravi Kumar, Paratrooper Dharmender Kumar and Gunner Astosh Kumar in a solemn ceremony in BB Cantt, Srinagar,” said a spokesman.

He said that their mortal remains would be taken to their native places for last rites with full military honours. 

“The Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved families and remains committed to their dignity and wellbeing,” he said. (CNS)