Jammu man killed in Kabul attack
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Feb 27: A Jammu based Deputy General Manager of the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited was among the nine Indians killed in a suicide attack at Kabul on Friday. His body will be flown to Jammu, winter capital of the state, on Sunday.
Identified as Bhola Ram resident of sector 5 at Trikuta Nagar the deceased was working with PGCI and was on a special assignment in Afghanistan
The deceased was 52 year old and is survived by his wife Sarla Gupta, daughter Sonia Gupta and minor son Viren Ram
Family sources said that the deceased was in Afghanistan since last 3 years on an assignment of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, which had taken up the work of re-construction project for 220 KV S/c Phul Kumari- Kabul Transmission line and 220 KV substation at Kabul.
After constructing a sub-station at Kabul, Power Grid Corporation of India handed it over to the concerned authorities of Afghanistan, sources said adding, the officials of the power grid had to leave for India in next few days. However, a suicide attacker struck a hotel in Kabul on Friday killing nine Indians, including the Jammuite
Sources said that the body of the deceased was among other Indians brought back by a special Indian Air Force aircraft from Afghanistan to New Delhi on Sunday.
A Boeing 737-200 aircraft from the Palam-based Communication squadron had taken off from New Delhi for Afghanistan on Saturday morning.
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Lastupdate on : Sat, 27 Feb 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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