The casket of Indian military chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat covered with flowers is taken for his last rites in a procession, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. An Indian air force helicopter that crashed Wednesday killed Rawat, 63, his wife and 11 army and air force personnel on board near the town of Coonoor, a hill station in southern state of Tamil Nadu. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The flag-covered coffin of India’s defense chief was lugged through the streets of New Delhi on a gun carriage wrapped with flower garlands before he was buried on Friday. General Bipin Rawat, was killed along with his wife and 11 military staff in a helicopter crash on Wednesday. A17-gun salute was fired as their daughters set their mutual pyre alight.

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