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Thousands turn up to bid last goodbye to Major killed on LoC

DNMUM420017 | 8/10/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :373 | Mumbai



Mumbai: Thousands of mourners poured out at Mira Road on Thursday as Major Kaustubh Rane, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir while foiling an infiltration bid last week, was cremated with full military honours, including a 21-gun salute by the Army.
The Major and three other soldiers were killed along the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Gurez sector in Bandipora district on August 4.
His mortal remains, which arrived in the city from Delhi on Wednesday night, were kept at a defence establishment in Kandivali. The following morning, they were taken to his residence at Mira Road’s Sheetal Nagar, which was thronged by tearful well-wishers who wanted to catch a last glimpse of him before he embarked on his final journey. Read full story


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