Jamtara was numb on Tuesday when the last rites of CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar were performed there amid a tearful homage paid by scores of people.

The mortal remains of martyred Kumar who was killed in a terrorist attack in Srinagar on Monday,were brought from Srinagar to Jamtara and handed over to his family.

Hundreds of residents of Jamtara participated in the funeral procession.Kumar,Commandant of CRPF,was leading the security forces who were attacked on Monday morning at around 8.30 am,had killed two millitants before he was shot at to become a martyr.

Kumar is survived by his wife,his 6-year old daughter and 63-year old father.He had unfurled the Indian flag during Independence day celebrations an hour before he was killed in the terrorist attack.


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