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Jharkhand: Last rites of martyred CRPF jawan Pramod Kumar performed

Commandant Pramod Kumar reportedly killed two attackers before he was martyred.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 16, 2016 2:14:11 pm
pramod kumar, CRPF, terrorist attack, pramod kumar last rites, independence day, crpf jawan, officer martyred Last rites or Pramod Kumar performed at his birthplace in Jharkhand. ANI photo

The last rites of CRPF jawan Pramod Kumar who was martyred in a terrorist attack in Srinagar on Monday were organised at his hometown in Jharkhand. His mortal remains were brought to Jamtara earlier on Tuesday and were handed over to his family.

Militants attacked security forces on Monday morning at around 8:30 am. Commandant Pramod Kumar reportedly killed two attackers before he was martyred.

Pramod is survived by his wife, his six-year-old daughter, and 63-year-old father. He had also unfurled the Indian flag during Independence Day celebrations an hour before he was killed in the attack.

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