Hyderabad, June 25 : A soldier from Andhra Pradesh was among eight Army personnel killed when militants opened fire on an Army convoy on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday evening, ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
M Yadaiah, 28, was from Mahabubnagar district of Telangana region, officials said. He joined the army in 2003. His body is likely to be flown to Hyderabad on Wednesday. It will then be taken to his village for cremation. INN