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A hearse carrying the mortal remains of classical singer and Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj arrives at his residence in Versova, Mumbai.

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CRPF jawans carry the coffins of their colleagues Lavkush Sharma and Khurshid Khan, who were martyred in an encounter with militants in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday, after their wreath-laying ceremony at Jai Prakash Naraya airport, in Patna.

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Fida Husain, 46, prepares a coffin at a cemetary for COVID-19 victims, in New Delhi.

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Workers collect and stack the coffins of people that have been recently cremated amid the new coronavirus pandemic, at the La Recoleta cemetery in Santiago, Chile. The coffins are collected, destroyed, and processed by a company specialized in organic waste.

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People carry a casket during a funeral procession make their way through a waterlogged street after rain, in Patna.

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Pallbearers recess out of the church with the casket following the funeral for George Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston.

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George Floyd's funeral procession arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery in Pearland, Texas.

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The casket of George Floyd is placed in the chapel during a funeral service for Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston.

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The casket of George Floyd is removed after a public visitation for Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston.

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Kisha Coleman pauses by the casket of George Floyd during a public visitation for Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston.

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Body of Joy Arakkal, managing director of Dubai- based Innova Refining and Trading FZE who had died in Dubai on April 23, was brought home from UAE in a chartered air ambulance which landed at the Karipur Airport in Kozhikode.

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An empty coffin stands against the wall at the entrance of a funeral home during the COVID-19 pandemic at the Nossa Senhora das Gracas cemetery in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cases of the new coronavirus are overwhelming hospitals, morgues and cemeteries across Brazil as Latin America’s largest nation veers closer to becoming one of the world’s pandemic hot spots.

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Provincial government workers build coffins to be donated to poor families needing to bury loved ones who died of COVID-19, in Tabacundo, Ecuador.

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Don Marcello Crotti, left, blesses the coffins with Don Mario Carminati in the San Giuseppe church in Seriate, Italy.

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Medical staff wearing protective suits carry the Laigueglia: coffin containing the body of Assunta Pastore, 87, after she passed away in her room at the Garden hotel in Laigueglia, northwest Italy, Liguria region. The woman, part of a group of elderly tourist from the Lombardia region, tested positive of the COVID-19. The hotel has been placed under quarantine as Italy continued to scramble Sunday to contain the spread of the corona virus.

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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession at the Enqelab-e-Eslami (Islamic Revolution) square in Tehran, Iran.

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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession at the Enqelab-e-Eslami (Islamic Revolution) square in Tehran, Iran.

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This photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows recently discovered ancient colored coffins with inscriptions and paintings, in the southern city of Luxor, Egypt.

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Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG) Rajni Kant Mishra along with other officers shoulder the coffin of the slain police Inspector T Alex Lalminlun after a wreath laying ceremony, in Jammu. Lalminlun was killed yesterday during a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Poonch district in Jammu.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisami and his deputy O Pannerselvam pay tribute to AIADMK's Sulur MLA R Kanakaraj, after his demise, in Coimbatore.

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The mortal remains of SPO Khushboo Jan, who was shot dead by militants at her home, in Shopian. The ultras shot Jan from close range at her home in Vehil in Shopian district Saturday afternoon, a police official said.

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Relatives carry the remains of Florentino Torrado across the Tachira River into Colombia for burial, near the Simon Bolivar International bridge which Venezuelan authorities only open to students and the sick in Cucuta, Colombia. According to his sister Adelaide Torrado, Florentino was a Colombian who lived in Venezuela for several years and was killed by robbers in San Cristobal, Venezuela on March 10.

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Air Commodore S Srinivasan, Air Commodore Sanjiv Ghuratia and others pay tribute to the mortal remains of Squadron Leader Sidharth Vashisht, who was killed in an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam area, during a wreath laying ceremony at Air Force station Chandigarh.

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Casket containing body of Corporal Deepak Pandey, who was killed in an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam area, in Kanpur.

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Army personnel carry the mortal remains of Maj Chitresh Singh Bisht, who was martyred while defusing an improvised explosive device (IED) along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, during his cremation procession in Haridwar.

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A large number of people attend the funeral procession of CRPF jawan Ramesh Yadav, who lost his life in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, at Masaurhi, in Varanasi.

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Union minister Jayant Sinha and Jharkhand's director general of police D.K. Pandey and others carry the coffin of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Jawan Vijay Soreng, who lost his life in the Pulwama terror attack during his funeral, in Ranchi.

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Union Minister Vijay Goel and others carry the coffin of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Jawan Sukhjinder Singh during his funeral, in Tarn Taran. Sukhjinder Singh lost his life in the Pulwama terror attack.

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A senior army official lays a wreath on the mortal remains of Maj Chitresh Bisht, in Rajouri. Bisht was killed while defusing a landmine along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

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Father SS Bisht and mother Rekha Bisht of Maj Chitresh Singh Bisht, who was martyred Saturday in a mine explosion along the Line of Control in Rajouri district, mourn near his mortal remains which were brought to his home in Dehradun.

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An ambulance carries the mortal remains of DMK chief M Karunanidhi for his residence, in Chennai, Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018.

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Sully, the service dog of former President George H.W. Bush, sits alongside Valerie Cramer as they visit the flag-draped casket of President Bush in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony in Houston.

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Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Lauren Bush attend an arrival service for former President George H.W. Bush in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

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Sully, President George H.W. Bush's service dog lies in front of his casket in Houston. The 41st president died Friday at his home in Houston at 94.

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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, in Washington.

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Former US President George W. Bush, with former first lady Laura Bush, listens to eulogies for his father, President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state at the Capitol Rotunda where in Washington.

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They Bush family walks past the casket of former President George H.W. Bush has he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony in Houston.

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Former US President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, left, and other family members watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to lie in state in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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Police officers and relatives shoulder the coffin of the slain police constable Nissar Ahmad Dhobi after a wreath laying ceremony in Shopian. The militants had abducted three SPOs and killed them later.

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BSF soldiers carry the body of head constable Narendra Singh after it arrived in his native village in Sonipat. The body of Narendra Singh, who had gone missing the near the international border in Ramgarh sector, Jammu on September 18, was found with multiple bullet injuries on his torso including neck.

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Son of Army Lance Naik Mukthar Ahmad Malik pays tribute to him during his funeral at his native village in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. Malik was shot dead by the militants Monday at his home.

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Current U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, pays his respects by the coffin of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, draped with the Ghana flag, during a state funeral at the Accra International Conference Center in Ghana.

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Ghanaian soldiers carry the coffin of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, wrapped in the flag of Ghana, after a funeral service at the Accra International Conference Center in Ghana. Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will be buried after a three-day funeral and ceremony.

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Members of the public pay their respects as the coffin of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan lies in state at the Accra International Conference Center in Ghana. Ghanaians are paying their respects to Annan, who died in August in Switzerland at age 80, ahead of Thursday's state funeral.

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Members of the public walk past the flag-draped casket bearing the remains of John McCain of Arizona, who lived and worked in Congress over four decades, in the U.S. Capitol rotunda in Washington.

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

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Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leans on his flag-draped casket during a farewell ceremony in the U.S. Capitol rotunda in Washington. McCain was a six-term senator, a former Republican nominee for president, and a Navy pilot who served in Vietnam, where he endured five-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war. He died Aug. 25 from brain cancer at age 81.

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Female family members of Erick Rivas, 20, who died in the hospital after suffering burns from the eruption of the Volcan de Fuego, carry his remains to the Catholic church to bury him in San Juan Alotenango, Guatemala.

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People carry the coffins of seven people to the cemetery who died during the eruption of the Volcan de Fuego in San Juan Alotenango, Guatemala. Residents of villages skirting the volcano began mourning the dead after an eruption buried them in searing ash and mud.

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Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, carries the coffin of Semavi Eyice, a prominent Turkish historian, after funeral prayers in Istanbul. Turkey holds parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, 2018, seen as important as it will transform Turkey's governing system to an executive presidency.

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Men carry the coffin of a relative who died during Afghan forces' raid on a house in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan forces mistakenly killed nine people, most of them civilians, during the raid on a house which has been a base for the Islamic State group and other militants, officials said.

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Mourners, friends and family members carry the casket with the body of Nelson Tellez, who died of gunshot wounds during the April 20 protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega, in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua.

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Family members mourn near a casket containing remains of one of the Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, that were found in a mass grave outside Mosul in Amritsar.

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Bihar chief Minister Nitish Kumar with Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh pay tribute to casket of the Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, that were found in a mass grave outside Mosul, in Patna. Indian workers were killed by IS militants in Iraq in June 2014.

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Relatives carry the coffin containing the remains of Jose Manuel Perez, 28, to his burial site at the Municipal Cemetery in Valencia, Venezuela. Weeping relatives arrived at the central cemetery carrying the caskets of many of the 68 victims who were killed in a police station fire to place them in a freshly dug mass tomb. Cemetery workers said they were prepared to bury at least 32 people two days after the blaze in three-deep graves separated by a layer of cinderblock.

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh along with Union Minister of state for home affairs Hansraj Ahir pay homage to the nine CRPF personnel killed at Bastar in an LMV blast by suspected naxals, in Raipur.

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The honor guard walks along the hearse carrying the casket of Boone County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Pickett, in Indianapolis. Pickett was fatally shot Friday, March 2, while chasing a man fleeing from police in Lebanon.

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The coffins containing the remains of people killed in a helicopter accident are carried for burial in Santiago Jimitepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico. The military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from the Friday's earthquake crashed killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.

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Indian army and paramilitary officers carry a coffin of their colleague Mohammad Mujahid Khan, who was killed in an ongoing gun battle with suspects rebels during a wreath laying ceremony at their base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Portraits and coffins of Ukrainian employees of the Kam Air Afghan airline arrive at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel ended Sunday with Afghan security forces saying they had killed the last of six Taliban militants who stormed the hotel in suicide vests late the previous night, looking for foreigners and Afghan officials to kill. More than 150 people were rescued or managed to escape including 41 foreigners.

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Border Security Force (BSF) officers carry the coffin of Late head constable A Suresh who was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan at the international border, in Jammu.

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Hearses carrying family members who were killed in a flash flood leave St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ten members of an extended Arizona family were killed earlier this month in flash flood while they celebrated a birthday.

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A portrait of Tenzin Choeying is displayed next to a coffin containing his body in Dharmsala. Dozens of Tibetans lined the streets to pay their respects to the 19-year-old Tibetan student who succumbed to critical burn injuries in New Delhi a week after setting fire to himself in Varanasi protesting Chinese rule in Tibet.

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Army jawans carry coffin of Naik Muddasar Ahmed at a ceremony in Jammu. Muddasar Ahmed lost his life in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri.

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Army jawan carry the mortal remains of Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh at his native Bhalwal village in Jammu. Lance Naik Ranjit Singh was martyred as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir in Kupwara district.

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Victims of an attack are carried out in coffins from an aircraft after arrival at the airport in Surat, Gujarat

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A Bosnian Muslim woman cries near the coffin of her relative during a funeral ceremony for the 71 victims at the memorial center of Potocari near Srebrenica, north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia.

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Bosnian woman Ridjic Rajfa ,left, and Ridjic Zulejha, right, cries near coffin of their father Rajif relative among 71 coffins displayed at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia. Thousands of Bosnians raised their hands in prayer as a truck bearing 71 coffins passed through the capital on its way to Srebrenica, where the newly identified victims of Europe's worst massacre since World War II will be buried on the 22th anniversary of the crime.

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People carry the body of local rebel Adil Ahmed, during his funeral procession in the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt. Egyptian security and medical officials say the death toll in the shooting by masked gunmen of a bus carrying Christians, many of them children, on their way to a remote desert monastery has risen to over 20.

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A mock coffin with a photo of Brazil's President Michel Temer is lit by candles during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Temer rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption.

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Family members and relatives with the mortal remains of Himachal Pradesh cooperation and ayurveda minister Karan Singh at his native place in Sultanpur locality, in Kullu town. The Minister dies at AIIMS Delhi Thursday night.

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Army’s tribute to officer Ummer Fayaz in Kulgam on May 10

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Late Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh's mother mourns near her son's body on its arrival at their village Vain Poin, some 40kms from Amritsar. Singh was killed on Monday by the Pakistan army and his body was mutilated while he was patrolling in Krishna Ghati area of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju laying a wreath at the coffin of BSF Head Constable Prem Sagar after it was brought at Palam Airport, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju laying a wreath at the coffin of BSF Head Constable Prem Sagar after it was brought at Palam Airport, in New Delhi.

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BSF jawans carrying the coffin of head constable Prem Sagar, who lost his life in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan at LoC in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district, in Jammu.

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A senior army official laying wreath of brave martyrs Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh and Head Constable Prem Sagar of BSF in Jammu. They laid down their lives guarding the national frontiers while serving at the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector.

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Mourners gather around the coffin of soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, from 22 Sikh unit, at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar.

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Relatives and friends carry the coffin of soldier Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, from 22 Sikh unit, at Vein Poin village, 42 km (26 miles) south Amritsar. Two soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated Monday in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the region of Kashmir between the nuclear-armed rivals, the Indian army said. But Pakistan denied any such attack, calling the Indian claims false.

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A senior police official paying tribute to the police personnel who were killed by suspected militants in their loot of a bank cash van, in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

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Union Minister Radhakrishnan paying respect to the body of CRPF martyr Alagupandi, at Madurai Airport.

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Daughter Amisha, cries next to the coffin of paramilitary soldier Sanjay Kumar at a crematorium in Palampur, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Dharmsala.

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Central Reserve Police Force personnel carry a coffin containing the body of their colleague Sanjay Kumar towards his home in Palampur, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Dharmsala.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh paying tribute to CRPF jawans killed in the naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, in Raipur. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir are also seen.

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A senior CRPF officer laying wreath on the coffin of HC Basappa Bajantri in Humhama. Bajantri was killed in a militant attack near Pantha Chowk on the outskirts of Srinagar yesterday.

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Army jawans paying homage at the coffins of their colleagues killed in the recent avalanches in Gurez Sector, after they were flown to AFS Palam in New Delhi from J & K.

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The casket of former prime minister and president of Portugal Mario Soares is carried on a horse-drawn carriage from the Jeronimos monastery after a State Funeral ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal.

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The flag draped casket of former prime minister and president of Portugal Mario Soares is carried into the Jeronimos monastery during a State Funeral ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. Soares, who helped steer his country toward democracy after a 1974 military coup, died Saturday aged 92.

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The coffin of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died on Sunday after suffering a heart attack, is set out at a mourning ceremony, in the Jamaran mosque, north Tehran, Iran. The photograph in front of the coffin shows Rafsanjani seated, second left, with the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, right, and his son Ahmad Khomeini.

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Friends and relatives carry the coffin of Abis Rizvi for his funeral, outside his house, in Mumbai. Rizvi was one of the two Indian victims of the New Year's attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub. The 49-year-old builder, wrote and produced the Bollywood movie in 2014 aimed at spreading awareness about tigers.

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Mourners watch as others carry the Turkish flag-draped coffin of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the attack at a nightclub on New Year's Day, during the funeral in Istanbul. Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained eight people in connection with the Istanbul nightclub attack. The gunman, who escaped after carrying out the attack, wasn't among the eight. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed 39 people, most of them foreigners.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, attends a farewell ceremony for the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Karlov was fatally shot by a Turkish policeman Monday in a gathering in Ankara, Turkey.

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Army personnel carry the mortal remains of their colleague C Ratheesh, who died in the Pampore attack, at Mattannoor, in Kannur.

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The casket of John Glenn while he lies in repose, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn, 95, the first American to orbit Earth, died last week.

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Members of the Colombian Air Force accompany the caskets containing the remains of a Lamia flight crew victims to a waiting cargo plane at the military airbase in Rio Negro, Colombia.

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Funeral employees cover a casket, decorated with a Chapecoense soccer team logo, containing the remains of a team member at San Vicente funeral home in Medellin, Colombia. Members of the soccer team and a group of journalists who perished on a flight Monday were headed to the Copa Sudamericana finals when the plane ran out of fuel, crashing into the Andes outside Medellin.

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