Tue. Apr 23rd, 2019

Army pays tribute to slain Lance Naik Nazir Wani

Srinagar: Army on Monday paid a floral tribute to Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani who was killed in a gunfight with the militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district yesterday.
Six militants were killed in the gunfight that raged for hours in Batgund village of Kapran area of the district yesterday. A civilian was killed and 68 others injured after the forces fired live ammunition, pellets and tear gas during the clashes.
In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the slain soldier, said an army spokesman.


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