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Sunjuwan attack: Body of another soldier recovered; toll rises to 10


KV Network, Published date : 14, February 2018

Jammu: The body of another soldier was recovered from the encounter site inside the Sunjuwan Military camp here, taking the death toll in the fidayeen attack to 10, including six Army personnel and three militants of the JeM.

The body of the Army man was recovered during the clearance operation at the camp last night, Jammu-based Army Public Relation Officer Lt Col Devender Anand told PTI.

A group of heavily-armed men struck the sprawling camp of the 36 brigade of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry before dawn on February 10, killing six people including five soldiers.

Five Army personnel, hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, and the father of one of the slain soldiers, were killed and 10 others, including two officers and six women and children, were injured in the incident.

The bodies of the three militants of the Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) outfit were also recovered along with huge cache of arms and ammunition during the search operation.

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