Army pays tribute to jawan killed in Pakistan ceasefire violation


The Army Friday paid tribute to Gunner Rajesh Kumar, who was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in Macchil sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

General Officer Commanding of Chinar Corps Lt Gen A K Bhatt led all ranks in paying homage to Kumar on behalf of the nation, an official said. Representatives from other security agencies also joined in to pay their last respects to the martyr.

“The Army paid befitting tribute to Gunner Rajesh Kumar who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty fighting the enemy at the Line of Control (LoC) in Macchil sector of Kupwara district,” the official said.

Kumar sustained bullet injuries during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC in Macchil sector on Wednesday. Read more

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