Pathankot: NSG martyr Lt. Col. Niranjan's mortal remains brought to Bengaluru

Jan 04, 2016, 09:18 IST | ANI

Bengaluru: .The mortal remains of Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan Kumar, who was martyred during the operation to flush out terrorists from the Pathankot Air Force Base, was brought to his residence here on Monday morning.

His body will be taken to his native village in Kerala's Palakkad district later in the day for cremation.

The National Security Guard (NSG) Lt. Col., who was a member of the bomb disposal squad, was killed yesterday during the combing operations at the Air Force base when a grenade he was trying defuse went off.

The terrorist attack at the Pathankot base has claimed the lives of seven security personnel including Commonwealth Gold Medallist Fateh Singh and Garud Commando Gursevak Singh.

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