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Sunjuwan attack: Body of another soldier recovered; toll rises

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The body of another soldier was today recovered from the inside the camp here, taking the death toll in the terror attack to 10, including six personnel and three terrorists of the

The body of the jawan was recovered during the clearance operation at the camp last night, Jammu-based told

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

Five Army personnel, hailing from 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 terrorists of the Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) outfit were also recovered along with huge cache of arms and ammunition during the

Meanwhile, Lt Col Anand said Chief Minsiter Mehbooba Mufti is attending the wreath-laying ceremony of the four slain soldiers, belonging to the Valley, at the airport here.

He said that the mortal remains of four Kashmiri soldiers and the civilian would be flown to after the wreath- laying ceremony around 11 am and thereafter to their native places for burial.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 10:35 IST