A soldier of the Indian Army from the district has been martyred while on duty at the Indo-China Border. Martyr Hemant Yashwantrao Deore was a resident of Nagre Mala, Indiranagar area of the city. His body will be brought to his house at Nagre Mala, Indira Nagar, on Tuesday afternoon.

Martyr Deore is survived by his parents, wife, two children and two sisters. On hearing the sad news, Chhagan Bhujbal has paid tributes to martyr Hemant Deore.