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Kargil Victory Flame reaches Gurez

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Srinagar: The Kargil Victory Flame reached Gurez on July 14 and stayed overnight at Kanzalwan.

“On July 15, Kargil Victory Flame was received at Wampora Bridge, Dawar. The flame, along with its cavalcade, was received by Ex Hav Altaf of 12 JAKLI, a Kargil War Veteran,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.

“The Kargil Victory Flame was honoured with a road march procession, comprising of Marching contingent, Military band, NCC Cadets, school students, locals, vehicle tableau, Civil Administration officials, JKP, CISF, BSF and Indian Army personnel till the Dawar War Memorial,” the PRO said.

“A Guard of Honour and wreath laying at Dawar War Memorial was carried out by Commanding Officer, Hav Altaf (Retd), Hav Iqbal (Retd), both Kargil War Veterans and other Civil Administration officers and locals,” he said.

“The Victory Flame was then taken to Boys HS School Dawar, where it witnessed the cultural programme by locals with patriotic-themed events like Group Songs and Dance,” he added.

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