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


JAMMU, Feb 13: The body of another soldier was today recovered from the encounter site inside the Sunjuwan Military camp here, taking the death toll in the terror attack to 10, including six Army personnel and three terrorists of the JeM.
The body of the Army jawan was recovered during the clearance operation at the camp last night, Jammu-based Army Public Relation Officer Lt Col Devender Anand told JOURNEY LINE.
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 terrorists of the Jaish-e- Mohammad (JeM) outfit were also recovered along with huge cache of arms and ammunition during the search operation.
Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti this morning laid floral wreaths on the bodies of Army personnel who were killed in Saturday’s militant attack on Sunjwan Army camp.
Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh; Ministers, Abdul Haq Khan, Choudhary Zulfkar; MLA, Jammu West, Sat Sharma, senior Army and Police officers also laid wreaths on the bodies of Army personnel.
Later, the Chief Minister interacted with the family members of the slain Army personnel and consoled them. She conveyed her heartfelt condolences and prayed for peace to their loved ones.

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