In pics: Funeral of Kapil Kundu, Army Captain killed in Kashmir

Feb 06, 2018, 00:39 AM IST
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The last rites of Captain Kapil Kundu, who was killed in heavy Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, was performed at Ransika village in Gurgaon district's Pataudi

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Hundreds paid homage to the slain officer

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The mortal remains of the 23-year old officer, who died in the line of duty, barely six days before his 23rd birthday, was flown to Delhi in a Dornier aircraft

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Locals raised slogans of 'Pakistan murdabad' after mortal remains of Captain Kapil Kundu was brought to his residence in Gurugram

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid a wreath on the Tricolour-wrapped coffin, which was laid at the Palam Air Force Base after the aircraft reached around 6:20 pm

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Army chief General Bipin Rawat paid homage to Captain Kundu

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Family members of Captain Kapil Kundu paid tribute to him at Delhi's Palam airport. They had arrived in Delhi to take the body of the officer to his hometown

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His body was later carried in an ambulance, on way to his Ransika village in Pataudi

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Besides Kundu, Havildar Roshan Lal, 42, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, Riflemen Ramavatar, 27, of Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior, and Subham Singh, 23, of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district were also killed in the shelling

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