Umesh Savadatti (26), who was serving the Indian Army, died while on duty at Leh, Ladakh on December 10. He was a resident of Hebballi village near here. Dharwad tahsildar S.Y. Bhajantri said Umesh died because of heart attack. The body is expected to arrive here on Thursday and the funeral will be held with full State honours at Hebballi, he said. Umesh had joined the armed forces in 2002. He is survived by wife Savita, parents, four brothers and a sister. — Staff Correspondent

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