Mehbooba pays homage to slain soldiers


Srinagar:  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday visited the headquarters of the Chinar Corps at Badamibagh here on Monday to lay wreaths on the coffins of soldiers killed in a deadly militant attack on army’s base headquarters  in Kashmir’s Uri town.

General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the Chinar Corps, Lt General Satish Dua, Chief Secretary, B R Sharma and Director General of Police K Rajendra Kumar were among senior officers present to pay homage to slain troopers.

Mehbooba, later visited the 92 Base Hospital of the Army to enquire about the the soldiers, who were injured in the deadly attack.

The slain soldiers according to CNS were identified as  Subedar Karnail Singh of Shibu Chak Bishnah Jammu, Havildar Ravi Paul of Samba Jammu, Sepoy Rakesh Singh of Baddja, Bihar, Sepoy Javra Munda of Khuti, Jharkhand, Sepoy Naiman Kujur a resident of Gumla, Chainpur, Jharkhand,  Sepoy Uike Janrao of Nandgaon Maharashtra, Havildar NS Rawat of Rajawa Rajasthan, Sepoy Ganesh Shankar of Ghoorapalli Uttar Pradesh, Naik SK Vidarthi of Boknari of Gaya, Bihar, Sepoy Biswajit Ghorai of Ganga Sagar West Bengal, Lance Naik G Shankar of Jashi Maharashtra, Sepoy G Dalai of Jamuna Balia of Howarah, West Bengal,  Lance Naik RK Yadav of Balia, Uttar Pradesh, Sepoy Harinder Yadav of Ghazipur Uttar Pradesh, Sepoy TS Somnath of Khadangali, Nashik, Maharashtra, Havildar Ashok Kumar Singh of Raktu Tola Bihar and  Sepoy Rajesh Singh of Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, another soldier who was injured  and was undergoing treatment in New Delhi succumbed  today taking the death toll to 18.




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