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Tributes paid to Garud commando killed in J&K gunfight

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Nov 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Chandigarh, Nov 19: Air Warriors paid floral tributes on Sunday to Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a commando of the Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday in a gunfight with militants. Nirala, who hailed from Badiladih village in Rohtas district of Bihar, was killed in an encounter with the militants at Hajin on Saturday. His mortal remains were flown from Srigar to Chandigarh on Sunday. These were later sent to Bihar for the last rites with full military honours. Nirala is survived by his wife, Sushma nd, and a three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Jigyasa Kumari, a defence ministry spokesperson said here. (IANS)

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