Army Chief pays tribute to soldier killed in Poonch

NEW DELHI: Army chief General Bipin Rawat paid tribute on Friday to Sepoy TK Reddy, who was killed during exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani armies near Line of Control in Poonch district on Thursday.

A wreath-laying ceremony was held at Palam airport in Delhi which was attended by other top-ranking Army officials as well.

“Army Chief General Bipin Rawat paid a tribute to braveheart son TK Reddy at Palam Technical area,” the Army official said.

Along with Reddy, a civilian porter Muhammad Zahir was also killed while six others sustained injuries during exchange of fire between both the troops.