JAMMU, Jan 1: Hundreds of people with moist eyes today joined the funeral prayers of a CRPF jawan, killed along with four colleagues in a terror attack in south Kashmir, in his hometown in Rajouri district.
Wrapped in tricolour, the coffin containing the body of CRPF Head Constable Mohammad Tufail was laid to rest with full honours at his Dodasan village this afternoon.
The jawan along with four others were killed when three terrorists stormed their camp in Pulwama district yesterday.
The three assailants were also gunned down by the forces.
A large number of people joined his funeral prayers as senior police, civil and security force officers laid a wreath at the coffin.
” The new year begins with a sad note as village Dodasan in Rajouri prepares to receive the body of martyr CRPF cop Mohammad Tufail,” Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said in a tweet prior to the funeral prayers. (AGENCIES)