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Last rites of Nagrota attack martyrs: Nation bids a tearful adieu

A grief-stricken nation on Thursday bid adieu to the soldiers who laid their lives for India in the terror attack on Nagrota army camp on Tuesday.


By   |  Updated On : December 01, 2016 03:27 PM
Last rites of Nagrota attack martyrs: Mortal remains of Shaheed Major Akshay reach Bangalore (ANI Image)

Last rites of Nagrota attack martyrs: Mortal remains of Shaheed Major Akshay reach Bangalore (ANI Image)

New Delhi :  

A grief-stricken nation on Thursday bid adieu to the soldiers who laid their lives for India in the terror attack on Nagrota army camp on Tuesday. 

The bodies of the two army officers and five soldiers were flown to their respective homes on Wednesday and their last rites will be performed on Thursday.   

Links with Jaish-e-Mohammed

Meanwhile, the police has started probe into the attack and is looking at the possible links with Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group. 

A note written in Urdu bearing the name of JeM’s Afzal Guru Squad (AGS) has been recovered from three slain terrorists, a senior official informed media on Wednesday.

“We are working on these links. We are going into all details, and investigation has started (into the links of JeM with Nagrota terror attack after recovery of notes in Urdu),” Director General Of Police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar said.

Updates from Last Rites: 


List of Martyrs:

On Wednesday, Army has released list of six martyrs. The details of the seventh solider were not given by the army saying his family was yet to be informed.


Major Gosavi Kunal Mannadir, aged 33 years hailed from Village Pandharpur, Distt Solapur, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife, Smt Uma K Gosavi.

Major Akshay Girish Kumar, aged 31 years, hails from Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is survived by his wife Smt Sangeeta Ravinderan.

Havildar Sukhraj Singh, aged 32 years, hailed fromVillage Maan Nagar, PO Batala, District Gurdaspur, Punjab. He is survived by his wife Smt Harmeet Kaur.

Lance Naik Kadam Sambhaji Yeshwantro aged 32 yrs, hailed from Village Janapuri, Post Office Wadepuri, Tehsil Loha, District Nanded, Maharashtra. He is survived by his wife, Smt Sheetal.

Grenadier Raghvendra Singh, aged 28 years, is survived by his wife, Smt Anjana Sikaewal. The martyr hailed from Village Gadijatar, Tehsil Raja Khera, District Dholpur, Rajasthan.

Rifleman Asim Rai, aged 32 years, hailed from Village Ratanchha, PO Khotang, Nepal. He is survived by his wife, Smt Madhu Kala Rai.

First Published: Thursday, December 01, 2016 08:44 AM

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