Srinagar: Srinagar based Chinar Corps today paid homage to Sepoy Samod Kumar who laid down his life while fighting the militants in Bandipora on 28 Oct 15.
The late Soldier was part of the army team that had launched an operation in Bhutoo forest area of Bandipora district.
In a solemn ceremony at Badami Bagh Cantt, The Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua saluted the valour and sacrifice of Sepoy Samod Kumar by laying wreath on behalf of all ranks of the Corps. As a mark of honour and pride for the brave soldier floral tributes were also paid on behalf of the Northern Army Commander.
Meanwhile search operation is still going on in an area of Bandipora forests about 65Kms from Srinagar.