Published On : Tue, May 2nd, 2017

Army, BSF bid farewell to soldiers slain in Pak attack


New Delhi:
The Army and the BSF today bid farewell to Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh and Head Constable Prem Sagar who were beheaded by Pakistani forces in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday.

A wreath-laying ceremony was organised in Poonch in their honour which was attended by top ranking security officials. The mortal remains of Singh, who belonged to the 22 Sikh Infantry, have been flown to his native Vainpoin village in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district.

The body of Prem Sagar, of the 200th Battalion of BSF, has been flown to New Delhi for further journey to his native place in Uttar Pradesh.

42-year-old Singh is survived by his wife Paramjeet Kaur. Sagar (45) hailed from Takenpur in UP’s Deoria district. He is survived by his wife Shanti.

Image: The wife of head constable Prem Sagar who was brutally killed by the Pakistan army.