Guard of honour and wreath laying scheduled at the airport
As per the information from the defence side Mortal remains of braveheart Rifleman Mohmmad Arif Shafi Alam Khan Pathan will arrive at Baroda Airport by Indigo flight 6E 2698 at 2020 hrs. The Guard of honour and wreath laying is also scheduled at the airport.
This ceremony will be under arrangement of Army Station Commander Baroda. Arif was martyred on Monday to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the line of control (LoC). Indian troops responded strongly and inflicted heavy damage to Pakistan Army posts and casualties to Pakistan soldiers.
Rifleman Mohammad Arif Shafi Alam Khan Pathan was critically injured and was air evacuated to Army Hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries. He is survived by his parents, father Shafialam Khan Pathan and mother Habiban Banu.
On Tuesday his regiment paid tribute to the brave soldier and Jammu and Kashmir. His mortal remains are scheduled to be arrived in Vadodara later in the night where a guard of honour and wreath laying ceremony is scheduled to be held at the airport.