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J&K: JCO killed in anti-terrorist operation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 22:18

Jodhpur (Rajasthan): A Rashtriya Rifles jawan was
on Wednesday killed in an anti-terrorist operation at Kupwara in
Jammu and Kashmir, officials said here.
JCO Lal Singh Khithi of 57 Rashtriya Rifles was wounded
in a fierce gun fight with terrorists in Kupwara. He was
rushed to a military hospital where he succumbed to his
injuries, they said, adding that he was a resident of Karwad
village near Jodhpur.
The jawan`s parent unit was 19 Rajputana Rifles but he
was serving in 57 RR since December 2009.

His mortal remains will reach Jodhpur on July 29 for the
last rites, the officials said.


First Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 22:18
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