Rashtriya Rifles sepoy laid to rest with military honours

Sepoy Lalramchhana (23) of Rashtriya Rifles, who was killed in a firing in Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, was accorded a funeral with full military honours at his native Ratu village on Mizoram-Manipur border on Saturday.

Aizawl: Sepoy Lalramchhana (23) of Rashtriya Rifles, who was killed in a firing in Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, was accorded a funeral with full military honours at his native Ratu village on Mizoram-Manipur border on Saturday.

Official sources said Lalramchhana's body was flown to Aizawl from Delhi and taken to his native Ratu village yesterday.

He died along with another soldier in a firing by his own battalion personnel who mistook them for terrorists operating in the area, the sources added.

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