5 Indian Army Soldiers Lost Their Lives In Terror Attack In J&K

At least five soldiers lost their lives and one was injured after an Indian Army vehicle was fired upon by unidentified terrorists on Thursday at around 3 pm in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, according to a statement by the Army Headquarters, Northern Command.

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Army confirms vehicle moving between Bhimber Gali and Poonch in the Rajauri sector was fired on by unidentified terrorists. The vehicle caught fire, due to the likely use of grenades by terrorists.

Five personnel of the Rashtriya Rifles Unit deployed for Counter Terrorist operations have unfortunately lost their lives in the incident. Another seriously injured soldier was evacuated immediately to the Army Hospital at Rajouri and is under treatment.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has been briefed by Army Chief General Manoj Pande about the death of five soldiers in a terrorist attack in the Poonch sector of J&K today. The Indian Army troops on the ground are keeping a watch on the situation and taking appropriate action

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Rajesh Negi

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