2 killed in drone attack in United Arab Emirates cremated in Punjab

2 killed in drone attack in United Arab Emirates cremated in Punjab

Hardeep Singh

Tribune News Service

Moga/Amritsar, January 21

The mortal remains of two Indians killed in the United Arab Emirates on January 17 in a suspected drone attack by Iran-based Houthis reached Amritsar on Friday and were cremated at their native villages.

The deceased, Hardeep Singh of Mehsampur Khurd village in Rayya block of Amritsar and Hardev Singh of Nathoke village near Baghapurana in Moga, were employees of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. They were killed and six others were injured in a drone attack claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen

The bodies of the two Punjab youths reached at the international airport in Amritsar in the afternoon, where they were handed over to the family members for cremation and performing last rites.

Hardev Singh

Sukhdev Singh, brother of Hardev, along with other family members received the body from the airport authorities. Hardev was married and is survived by his wife and a 4-year-old son.

On the other hand, as per the reports received from Amritsar, Kanupriya Kaur received her husband Hardeep Singh’s body, which was taken to Mahisampur village for cremation, which was performed in the evening. —

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