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Army chief meets slain soldier's family

First published: January 18, 2013, 1:30 PM IST | Updated: January 18, 2013
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Army chief meets slain soldier's family
The Army Chief visited the Dadhiya village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh to meet the family of the martyr.

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday visited the home of slain soldier Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh in a village in Madhya Pradesh. Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh had been killed near the LoC by Pakistani troops on January 8.

The Army Chief visited the Dadhiya village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh to meet the family of the martyr.

Gen Singh on Wednesday visited the home of Lance Naik Hemraj who was beheaded by Pakistan Army last week. Gen Singh had on Monday said he would visit the home of Hemraj, whose family had gone on a six-day fast demanding that his head be brought back from Pakistan.

On January 8, the two soldiers, Lance Naiks Sudhakar Singh and Hemraj Singh were killed near the LoC by Pakistani troops. The jawans belonged to 13 Rajputana Rifles. Pakistan Army regulars took away the head of Hemraj as trophy and also mutilated the body of the other soldier.

With Additional Inputs From PTI

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