Tributes paid to Army jawan killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Visakaptnam, April 29
Floral tributes were paid to an Army jawan, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir, in a terrorist attack.
On April 27, three heavily-armed terrorists stormed an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce 35-minute encounter. In the gunfight, Captain Ayush Yadav, Subedar Bhoop Singh Gujjar and Naik B Venkata Ramanna were killed. The mortal remains of Ramanna were brought to the Naval Air station INS Dega here late last night from Jammu, a Defence release said today.
Military honour and wreath laying ceremony was conducted at INS Dega by Admin Commandant, Station HQs (Army) Visakhapatnam Colonel B Parkhe and Commanding Officer INS Dega Captain SA Joglekar, it added. The funeral of Ramanna was held at Marripalem today with military honour with ceremonial guard from Navy and Police in attendance, it said.

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