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Mortal remains of Capt Ayush Yadav, martyred in Kupwara, consigned to flames

PTI
Published Apr 29, 2017, 3:13 pm IST
Updated Apr 29, 2017, 3:33 pm IST
The body was taken to Yadav's house in Jajmau Defence Colony in Kanpur from the mortuary of the 7 Air Force Hospital.
From the captain's residence, the mortal remains were taken to Sidhnath Ghat in a truck where he was cremated with full military honours. (ANI Twitter)
 From the captain's residence, the mortal remains were taken to Sidhnath Ghat in a truck where he was cremated with full military honours. (ANI Twitter)

Kanpur: The mortal remains of Captain Ayush Yadav, who was killed in a terrorist attack at an army camp in Kashmir's Kupwara district, were consigned to flames here with full military honours today.

The body was taken to Yadav's house in Jajmau Defence Colony in Kanpur from the mortuary of the 7 Air Force Hospital around 7.30 AM, ADM K P Singh said.

 

People paid their tributes to the martyr at his house.

From the captain's residence, the mortal remains were taken to Sidhnath Ghat in a truck where he was cremated with full military honours, Singh said.

Capt Yadav had joined the service some three years ago.

Three heavily-armed terrorists had stormed an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir on Thursday, killing Yadav and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce 35-minute encounter.

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