In a solemn ceremony at Badamibagh Cantonment, General Officer Commanding of Chinar Corps Lt Gen B S Raju and all ranks paid homage to the gallant soldier on behalf of the nation, the Army officers mentioned.
Kumar was main a highway opening celebration on Wednesday when he and three different jawans sustained accidents in an improvised explosive machine blast whereas sanitising a vacant college constructing in Kulgam district. He was evacuated to 92 Base Hospital right here the place he succumbed to accidents, they mentioned.
Kumar, 34, who belonged to Juddi village of Kosli tehsil in Haryana, had joined the Army in 2005. He is survived by spouse and a 10-year-old son, the officers mentioned.
They mentioned the mortal stays of Lance Dafedar Kumar have been taken for final rites to his native place the place they might be laid to relaxation with full army honours.