Military honour for slain soldier

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IMPHAL, Dec 9: The body of late Rifleman Runkanta Ramana, S/O Runkanna Appala Naidu of 5 Assam Rifles was given a full military honours at the airport near 12 MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY location. 
The deceased soldier belonged to Srikakulam Dist in Andhra Pradesh.  He was attacked by armed miscreants on 7th December at Khonghampat Mantri Leikei, Imphal while he was travelling in a bus along with a fellow jawan Rifleman P Mahesh of 5 Assam Rifles. 
Addressing the media persons in 12 MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY location the Offg GOC, 57 Mountain Division, Brig RS Grewal said that it was a dastardly & cowardly act wherein the miscreants have attacked an unarmed soldier. 
The army will leave no stone unturned to get to the bottom of the incident and bring the culprits to be dealt by the law.  He also said that they have got the lead in the case and very soon they will be able to nail the culprits. 

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