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Ceremonial farewell to jawan killed in Jammu firing

Covai Post Network

Kozhikkode: Martyr Lance Naik Sam Abraham was given final ceremonial farewell by the nation at his native place in Mavelikkara yesterday.

Sam succumbed to injuries sustained in cross-border firing from Pakistan in the Jammu sector.

He was given last respect by the armed forces at St Gregarious Orthodox Church cemetery where a large number of people turned up to pay tributes.

Earlier, State Minister G Sudhakaran, former Union Minister Kodikunnil Suresh and Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala were among those who paid tributes to him. His body was brought in a special army vehicle and kept at Bishop Hodges Higher Secondary School.

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