J&K: JCO killed in anti-terrorist operation
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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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