Jharkhand to give Rs 10 lakh of each of the two Uri martyr family

Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the families of the two soldiers from the state killed in a militant attack on an army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir.

The two army men who belonged to Jharkhand — Jawra Munda of Khunti district and Nayman Kujur of Gumla district — were among 18 soldiers who lost their lives.

A press release of Jharkhand says that their last rites would be conducted with state honours.

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has condemned the killing of the army soldiers.

–IANS

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