Army subedar killed in terrorist attack cremated with military honours

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Army subedar killed in terrorist attack cremated with military honours

Jaipur, Apr 28 (PTI) Subedar Bhoop Singh, who was killed in a terrorist attack at an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir, was cremated with full military honours at his native Kherla Bujurg village in Dausa today.

Three heavily-armed terrorists had stormed an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir yesterday, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce 35-minute encounter.

Army officers laid floral wreath and paid homage to Singh in his ancestral village, while scores of people gathered to see him for the last time, defence spokesperson Manish Ojha said.

Minister for State for Motor Garage, Hem Singh Bhadana paid tributes to Singh on behalf of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Other persons, including Dausa MP Harish Meena and district administrative officials, were also present to pay homage to the slain army subedar, Dausa SP Yogesh Yadav said.

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