Army chief pays tribute to soldier martyred in Machil gunfight

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New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Thursday paid tribute here to Signalman Ajay Singh Choudhary, who was martyred in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

General Singh paid the tribute after the soldier’s body was flown to Delhi.

The body has since been sent to the soldier’s native Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan by a helicopter.

The soldier was martyred while combating terrorists in Machil Sector in the frontier Kupwara district on June 14. An unidentified terrorist was also killed.



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