Martyr Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar cremated in Ranchi

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Ranchi, Dec 7: The mortal remains of Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar, who was killed by terrorists in Kashmir on Friday, were consigned to flames with full military honours on Sunday.

Large crowds turned up at several places, showering petals on the body during his last journey.

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Hundreds of bike-borne mourners also followed the body.

Governor Syed Ahmed, Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Jayant Sinha, several Army and police officials were among those present at the funeral.

A resident of Booty More in Ranchi, Shukla laid down his life fighting the terrorists, who had stormed the Army camp in Uri in Kashmir yesterday.

PTI

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