WION New Delhi, India
Dec 01, 2016, 02.36 PM
The mortal remains of Major Kunal Manndadir Gosavi, who was among those killed in Tuesday's terrorist attack in Jammu's Nagrota, were today consigned to flames with full state honours at his home town of Pandharpur here.
His body was brought to the town in the morning. The pyre was lit by his father in the presence of a large number of people this evening.
Pandharpur (Maharashtra): Last rites ceremony of Major Gosavi Kunal Mannadir, who lost his life in Nagrota terror attack pic.twitter.com/j24Cc9H5JZ
Major Gosavi and Major Akshay Girish Kumar were among the seven army personnel who were killed while trying to fend off terrorists who attacked their camp in Nagrota. The three terrorists, who were disguised as policemen, entered the residential quarters and held women and soldiers captive. They were ultimately shot to death.
The other soldiers who were martyred in the attack were Havildar Sukhraj Singh from Punjab, Lance Naik Sambhaji Yeshwantro from Maharashtra and Naik Chittranjan Debbarma from Tripura.
The last rites of Grenadier Raghvendra Singh were held in Nanded today and were attended by Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.