Large crowds at funerals of Sunjuwan attack victims in Valley

large crowds at funerals of Sunjuwan attack victims in Valley

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Jammu: Army personnel at Sunjuwan military station in Jammu on Feb 11, 2018. Security forces on Sunday gunned down one more militant who was holed-up inside an army camp here after a group of terrorists attacked the military station, killing five soldiers and a civilian on Saturday. According to defence officials, the number of militants killed in the attack has risen to four. (Photo: IANS)
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Scores of local residents turned out on Tuesday to attend the funerals of junior commissioned officer Muhammad Ashraf Mir and other three soldiers killed in the terror attack on the Sunjawan army camp in Jammu.As soldiers reversed arms to present the last salute to Mir in Maidanpora village in Kupwara district, scores of wailing and weeping locals carried his body in a procession to the burial ground.Men, women and children from Maidanpora and adjacent villages turned out to attend the funeral of the native who laid down his life in service of the country. Large number of locals also attended funerals of other three soldiers belonging to Shopian, Anantnag and Pulwama districts, for once, wiping the fault lines seen in the past between funerals of local militants and locall security personnel.--IANSsq/vd

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