Hundreds in Rajasthan village pay tribute to Army jawan martyred in Pak ceasefire violation
Bhakar lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on March 23.
Jaipur: Hundreds paid last tribute to martyred Army jawan Hari Bhakar in Makrana village of Rajasthan's Nagaur after his mortal remains was brought to his hometown. Bhakar lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch on March 23.
His last rites will be performed at his native village on Monday.
Rajasthan: Mortal remains of Army jawan Hari Bhakar, who lost his life in ceasefire violation in Poonch, J&K on 23rd March, brought to his village in Makrana, Nagaur. pic.twitter.com/GnVSNWAZ4E— ANI (@ANI) March 25, 2019
Grenadier Hari Bhakar was part of the 4 Grenadiers Regiment.
The jawan was injured in cross-border shelling at around 4 am on Sunday. Bhakar was immediately shifted to the nearest field hospital, where he succumbed to injuries, officials said.
Pakistani troops opened fire on the Shahpur and Kerni areas in Poonch district at around 5.30 pm on Saturday and it continued intermittently through the night, officials added.
(With inputs from ANI and PTI)