A day after the Pakistan border action team (BAT) killed and mutilated the bodies of two soldiers inside Indian territory in the Krishna Ghati (KG) sector of Poonch district, the mortal remains of naib subedar Paramjit Singh and BSF head constable Prem Sagar were flown back to their native villages in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh for the last rites on Tuesday.
A Northern Command officer said that a brief wreath-laying ceremony was held at Poonch.
Naib subedar Paramjit Singh’s body was flown from Poonch to Jammu in a helicopter and further to his native village of Vainpoin in Tarn Taran.
The body of head constable Prem Sagar was also flown by helicopter to Jammu and then to Delhi in an aircraft. From Delhi, the BSF shall take his body to his native village of Tikampur in Deoria district.
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The officer denied TV reports of any retaliation by the Indian Army in the KG sector on Monday night.
Intelligence sources on the Line of Control in the KG sector also said there was no exchange of fire between the two sides on Monday night.