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 Manipur: Army bids adieu to its martyred soldier in liemakhong

Imphal-  The troops of Indian Army in a solemn ceremony bid the final farewell to Late Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei as he was laid to rest with full military honours at Leimakhong in Imphal West District of Manipur on Jun 15.

The brave soldier made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty along LOC in Poonch Sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Jun 13. Earlier in the day, the mortal remains of Late Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei were flown in from Delhi to Imphal in an aircraft. Before being taken to Leimakhong, serving troops paid their respects to the martyr in a hallowed wreath laying ceremony at Tulihal Airport.

At 1740hrs on June 15,  the cortege of the martyred soldier was paid last respects by the local military commanders from Army as the buglers sounded the Last Post. The Indian Tricolour was handed over to Mrs Elizabeth, the wife of late Sepoy Lungambui Abonmei in presence of host of relatives, friends and veterans of Leimakhong.

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