Army on Sunday paid tributes to a soldier Gnr Harsit Bhadouria who was killed in Keran Sector of Kupwara in North Kashmir on Nov 11.
"Homage was paid to the valour and sacrifice of the Late soldier in a solemn ceremony held at Badami Bagh Cantonment. Late Gnr Harsit Bhadouria had sustained a splinter injury due to enemy fire from across the Line of Control while he was deployed at a forward post in Keran sector," said a spokesman.
Bhadouria was provided immediate first aid and evacuated from the post but unfortunately succumbed to the injuries, he added.
The mortal remains of Gnr Harsit Bhadouriya will be flown for last rites to his native place where he will be laid to rest with full military honours.