Nitish mourns native soldier's death in terror attack in J&K

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today mourned the death of soldier Shashikant Pandey who was killed in a terror attack at Pampore.

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Patna, Dec 19: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today mourned the death of soldier Shashikant Pandey who was killed in a terror attack at Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Our country will remember with gratitude the supreme sacrifice made by Shashikant Pandey," he said in a condolence message.

Bihar CM mourns native soldier's death

Kumar said the government would take steps for development of the martyr's native village Babhnauli under Ararej block in East Champaran district, an official release quoted him as saying.

Read More: Indian Army pays tribute to Pampore attack martyrs

Pandey, resident of Bihar, was among three soldiers killed in a terrorist attack on an army convoy at Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

PTI 

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