The Indian Army today paid tributes with full military honours to BSF assistant sub-inspector Kamaljit Singh, who was killed in sniper attack by the Pakistan army along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. A wreath laying ceremony was organised in honour of the BSF officer, who laid down his life guarding the nation’s frontiers in Krishna Ghati sector, a defence spokesman said here.
A military send off was organised, wherein, General Officer Commanding, 25 Infantry Division, among other military dignitaries, laid wreaths on behalf of the Army Commander Northern Command and the General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps. Singh, 50, who hailed from Malkana village in Punjab’s Bhatinda district, was killed yesterday.
“He was a dedicated, brave and sincere soldier and a thorough professional. The nation will remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. He will continue to motivate the future generations,” the spokesman said.