- Nirmala Sitharaman met the family of killed soldier Aurangzeb
- "Here's a martyr, who stands out as an inspiration": Defence Minister
- Aurangzeb was kidnapped and killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir
Earlier this week, army chief General Bipin Rawat met the parents and other family members of rifleman Aurangzeb, at their home in remote Salani village, in the border district of Poonch. Senior army officials had accompanied the army chief.
Rifleman Aurangzeb of 44, Rashtriya Rifles, was kidnapped when he was on his way home to celebrate Eid. He was part of Major Rohit Shukla's team, which killed Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sameer Tiger.
Aurangzeb had boarded a private vehicle for Shopian, from where he was supposed to go to Rajouri district. The terrorists intercepted his vehicle as it approached Kalampora and kidnapped the soldier. His bullet-riddled body was found at Gussu village, about 10 km from Kalampora, in Pulwama.
#WATCH: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets the family of Sepoy Aurangzeb in J&K's Poonch. Aurangzeb was abducted from Pulwama by terrorists and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14, #JammuAndKashmirpic.twitter.com/xv2sobrq18— ANI (@ANI) June 20, 2018
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