MENDHAR: Honouring the courage, commitment and sacrifice by the local porters who walk shoulder to shoulder with Army on the frontline in the face of enemy fire, the Keri Battalion of Bhimber Gali Brigade presented cheques of compensation to two porters who suffered causalities in the line of duty. Mr Ghaffor Hussain Slo Mohd Shareef he was paid Rs 5,05,555/- and Shri Bishamber Lal Flo Late Shri Surinder Kumar was paid Rs 7.36,680/-. The honouring ceremony was presided over by Colonel Hemant Kandpal, Commanding Officer, 8 SIKH. DLPO, Rajouri Mr Abdul Rashid was present alongwith local sarpanches from Thattiali and Keri village. The family members expressed gratitude to the Army for holding hands of the civilian porters and supporting them in thick and thin.