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A Delhi man shot dead on a bus in Jammu tried to warn others against the terror attack

His body was brought to Delhi in an ambulance by his father Kuldeep Gupta and other family members. He was cremated on Tuesday near his home in north-east Delhi’s Mandoli area.

Saurav along with his wife Shivani Gupta went to the Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu to pray for the child. The couple, who had been married for two years, were scheduled to return home the same day.

“She saw her husband die in front of her. She couldn’t console herself,” Manoj Gupta, Saurav’s uncle, told PTI.

According to him, Sourav was a brave man with a strong build and a height of 180 cm.

“He was sitting behind the driver in the window seat when terrorists attacked their bus. As soon as the shooting started, he raised an alarm but was shot dead,” Manoj Gupta said.

The bullet hit him in the back of the neck because he was sitting by the window.

“His wife Shivani Gupta escaped unscathed but suffered fractures to her legs and face when the bus fell into a gorge,” Manoj Gupta said.

“Shivani even made a video call to her grandmother on the bus just before the attack to show her the scenic view,” he said. Shivani is currently undergoing treatment at the Shanti Niketan nursing home near the couple’s home.

Saurav, who lost his mother at the age of three, left behind a wife, a father working in an export company and a younger brother studying in college.

Saurav also worked in an export house in Gandhi Nagar area.

His uncle said the couple had gone to the Vaishno Devi temple last week and on June 9, they decided to take a bus to the Shiv Khori temple.

“The Indian Army must give a befitting response to the terrorists responsible for the attack,” he said.

Nine people were killed and 41 injured when terrorists opened fire on a 53-seater bus traveling from the Shiv Khori temple to the Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Katra on Sunday evening.

The bus went off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Teryath village in Poni area of ​​Reasi.