Jammu army base attack: Another soldier found dead; toll mounts to 10

The body of the sixth soldier was recovered on Monday evening during the searches, the army said on Tuesday.

Indo-Asian News Service
Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 13 2018 10:09AM | Updated Date: Feb 13 2018 10:55AM
Jammu army base attack: Another soldier found dead; toll mounts to 10Jammu army base attack: Another soldier found dead; toll mounts to 10

With the recovery of another soldier's body during searches inside the Sunjuwan army camp, the death toll in the attack in Jammu has risen to ten, army said.

The body of the sixth soldier was recovered on Monday evening during the searches, the army said on Tuesday.

The slain was identified as Farooq Ahmad Qurashi, son of Amanullah Qurashi, resident of Haihama Kupwara.

With this, the death toll in the attack on the army camp that started on Saturday has risen to ten, including six soldiers, three militants and a civilian.

Ten others, including six women and children were injured.

A group of heavily armed Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants entered the Sunjuwan army camp on February 10 after hurling grenades and using automatic gunfire.

Three attackers, who managed to enter the Junior Commissioned Officer's residential quarters, were killed in the operation by the forces.

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