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Coimbatore

Mortal remains of slain army jawan killed by Pakistan taken to his native Salem       

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Coimbatore : The mortal remains of Army jawan, P Mathialagan, who was killed by Pakistan soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, were brought at Sulur Air Force Station, on the outskirts here, Saturday.

The body of 40-year old soldier was brought in a special flight from Delhi this evening and kept for homage for a while.

Later the body was taken to his native place of Edapadi in Salem District by a special vehicle by road.

He was killed in the Sunderbani Sector in Jammu on Thursday.

Mathialagan is survived by his wife and two children.

The Chief Minister, K Palanisamy had announced a solatium of Rs.20 lakh to the family. 

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