JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Main Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday led the wreath-laying ceremony organised to pay back tributes to 4 of the 6 soldiers who had been killed in a terror assault on the Sunjuwan Military camp in this article.
Mufti joined the cabinet colleagues and senior Army and police officials and laid floral wreaths on the bodies of 4 Army personnel, hailing from Kashmir, at the Jammu airport, an official spokesperson stated.
A team of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists struck the household quarter inside the Army camp at Sunjuwan in this article on Saturday, killing 7 individuals — 6 soldiers, like two junior commissioned officers (JCOs) and father of just one of the slain soldiers — and injuring 10 other individuals.
A few heavily-armed JeM terrorists had been killed in the retaliatory action by the Army.
Deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh, ministers Abdul Haq Khan and Choudhary Zulfkar, state BJP president and MLA Sat Sharma, amid other individuals, had been existing ceremony.
Senior Army and police officials also laid wreaths on the bodies of the Army personnel, the spokesperson stated.
JCO Madan Lal Choudhary (50) of Kathua was cremated with entire navy honours at his village yesterday, even though the human body of Havaldar Rakesh Chandra of Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand was recovered from the scene of the gunfight yesterday.
Later on, the spokesperson stated the chief minister interacted with the loved ones associates of the slain Army personnel and consoled them.
She conveyed her heartfelt condolences and prayed for peace for their cherished ones.