Nagpur: The mortal remains of Major Prafulla Ambadas Moharkar, who was killed in the ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Keri sector on Saturday, arrived at the Air Force Station in Sonegaon on Sunday evening.
The mortal remains of the braveheart were brought by an IAF AN-32 aircraft, accompanied by Aboli Moharkar, wife of Major Moharkar.
Wreaths were placed in honour of Major Moharkar by IAF, Army, and state government officials.
The mortal remains will be taken to Pavni in Bhandara district, where the last rites are to be performed.
Major Moharkar, along with Sepoy Pargat Singh, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, and Lance Naik Kuldeep Singh were killed after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keri sector.
Last words of Major Prafulla Ambadas Moharkar
Major Prafulla Ambadas Moharkar who was grievously wounded performed his duty and gave instructions to his team.
In the video which went viral, he can be seen instructing his team. He asked them to ensure the safety of all army men who were injured. Despite requests from his team men to take rest, he did not stop giving instructions. At the end of the video, he can be heard asking his men to light a fire when the helicopter arrives so that it can locate them.
With inputs from ANI