Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 17 (ANI): The wreath-laying ceremony of Naik Aneesh Thomas who lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan at the Sunderbani Sector of Jammu and Kashmir, was conducted at the Thiruvananthapuram Airport here on Thursday.
After the wreath-laying ceremony, his mortal remains will be taken to his native place at Vayala, Kollam.
Thomas had lost his life after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani Sector on Tuesday.
A press release from the Defence Wing read, "Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the line of control (LoC) in Sunderbani Sector, District Rajouri (J-K). Own troops responded strongly to the enemy fire. In the incident, Naik Aneesh Thomas was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries."Naik Aneesh Thomas was a brave, highly motivated, and sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty, it said. (ANI)