Col Jojan to be cremated tomorrow

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Bangalore, Aug 24 (UNI) The mortal remains of Colonel Jojan Thomas, who fell to the bullets of terrorists in a fierce encounter Kashmir on Friday would take place in the city tomorrow.

Hundreds of people visit the colonel's home in the city after his body was flown in to the city last night.

The 43-year-old Colonel was killed in a fierce battle between a militants and the quick reaction team of 45 Rashtriya Rifles of which he was in the lead. His team killed six militants but the officer was also fatally injured in the encounter.

The body would be taken for funeral service at St Geroge Kanaya Syrian Church at Domlur in the city.

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