BSF bids adieu to jawan killed in cross-border firing

Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday bid a tearful adieu to its jawan who was killed in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector of North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

PTI| Updated: Jul 10, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Srinagar: Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday bid a tearful adieu to its jawan who was killed in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector of North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

A wreath laying ceremony was held at Subsidiary Training Centre (STC) Humhama to pay tributes to Kishan Kumar Dubey of 119 Battalion BSF.

Senior officers led by Special Director General BSF and Inspector General of BSF paid homage. Floral wreaths were laid on the coffin carrying the body of the slain jawan.

Later, Dubey's body was flown to his native state of Jharkhand for last rites.