Published On : Thu, Apr 5th, 2018

Army jawan cremated with full military honours in Maharashtra

Parbhani: The last rites of a 21-year-old army jawan, killed in shelling by Pakistan, were performed at his village in Maharashtra today with full military honours.

Sepoy Shubham Suryakant Mustapure was killed after Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

The soldier’s mortal remains reached his village Konerwadi in Parbhani district early today from Aurangabad. The flight carrying the remains landed at Aurangabad airport last evening, from where they were taken by road to the village for the last rites. The soldier’s cremation was performed with full military honours.