War memorial inaugurated

War memorial inaugurated

Srinagar: GOC Dagger Division and Commander PirPanjal Brigade Sunday received Lt Col Tej Prakash Singh Suri (Retd), the father of CaptGurjinder Singh Suri, who had travelled to a forward location along the Line of Control (LoC) where his son, CaptGurjinder Singh Suri was killed during Operation BirsaMunda in 1999.

A statement of the Army issued here said that the country lost the raid commander, who was later awarded MahaVir Chakra (Posthumous), in 1999.

Lt Col Tej Prakash Singh Suri (Retd), and Lt Gen G S Chandel (Retd), the then CO of Bihar Battalion, participated in a ceremony at the forward post in Gulmarg sector where a war memorial was inaugurated.

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