Local CRPF trooper laid to rest in Central Kashmir


BUDGAM: Hundreds of people participated in the last rites of slain local Indian Para-military trooper who was one among the five CRPF personnel killed in a fidayeen attack at Lethpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.

Sharifuddin Ganaie, a resident of Ganaie Mohalla Nagam Chadoora in Central Kashmir had joined CRPF five years back.

The family sources said that the slain trooper was a bachelor and is survived by his parents, two sisters and three brothers.

Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that hundreds of people mostly women wailed and beat their chest as the body of trooper arrived in the native village on Sunday evening. Reports said that hundreds of mourners participated in the last rites of the slain troopers.