Body of Kargil avalanche victim flown to Delhi

Jammu, March 22 (IANS) The mortal remains of an army soldier killed by Kargil avalanche were Tuesday flown from Leh town to New Delhi, an official said.

“The mortal remains of our martyr, Sepoy Vijay Kumar, have been moved after a brief wreath laying ceremony at Leh,” Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army’s Udhampur-headquartered Northern Command, told IANS in Jammu.

The mortal remains will be taken to Thiruvananthapuram by air and reach there at 10.40 p.m.

“From Thiruvanathapuram, the martyr will undertake his final journey by road to his home town in Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu). Cremation is planned tomorrow (Wednesday),” Colonel Goswami said.

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