Jammu, Apr 2 (PTI) The Army today paid floral tributes to Naib Subedar Sanayaima Kom who died in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.
The Commander of Poonch Brigade laid a wreath on behalf of Army Commander of Northern Command Lt Gen D Anbu and General Officer Commanding of White Knight Corps Lt Gen A K Sharma, a defence spokesperson said.
The 37-year-old JCO, a native of Moirang Mantak village in Churachandpur district of Manipur, is survived by his wife and three children.
“Naib Subedar Kom was a dedicated, brave and sincere soldier and a thorough professional. He loved his job to the core. The nation will remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. He will continue to motivate the future generations,” the spokesperson said.
His mortal remains will be transported by a service aircraft from Jammu to his native village tomorrow, where he will be laid to rest with full military honours, he said.
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