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

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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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