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Pulwama terror attack: In Kerala, they mourn for their son

At the airport, Union minister K J Alphonse and Kerala ministers E P Jayarajan, Kadannappally Ramachandran, and A K Saseendran led the queue of dignitaries who paid last respects to the constable.

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram |
Updated: February 17, 2019 4:52:58 am
Kumar’s body was flown to Kozhikode airport and was taken to Lakkidi village by road. (PTI Photo/Representational)

Eight days ago, he had left his house in Lakkidi village in Kerala’s Wayanad district to report for duty in Jammu. On Saturday, CRPF constable V V Vasantha Kumar, who was killed in Thursday’s terror attack, was laid to rest with full honours.

Kumar’s body was flown to Kozhikode airport and was taken to Lakkidi village by road. At the airport, Union minister K J Alphonse and Kerala ministers E P Jayarajan, Kadannappally Ramachandran, and A K Saseendran led the queue of dignitaries who paid last respects to the constable.

Along the 87 km route to Lakkidi village, people lined up on both sides of the road at many junctions, offering floral tributes.

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