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Rahul condoles death of Kashmiri Army officer

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, May 10: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday condoled the death of a 22-year-old Kashmiri Army officer and said “those who tried to defeat what he stood for will be defeated”. Militants abducted and killed Lieutent Ummer Fayaz when he had gone to attend a family wedding in Shopian district. His bullet-riddled body was found on Wednesday. “His memory will never be forgotten. Those who tried to defeat what he stood for, will themselves be defeated,” Gandhi said on his official Twitter account. “The entire tion shares the grief of Lt Ummer Fayaz’s family, friends and colleagues. My heartfelt condolences,” he added. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has called it an act of cowardice and the Army has vowed to bring those responsible to justice. (IANS)

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