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Sunjuwan army camp attack: Body of one more jawan recovered, toll rises to 7

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

india Updated: Feb 13, 2018 10:06 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Jammu
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Security forces' personnel stand guard at Sunjuwan Military Station during a militant attack in Jammu on Sunday. (PTI Photo)

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

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

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

Ten others, including six women and children were injured.

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

Three terrorists, all of them Pakistan nationals who managed to enter the Junior Commissioned Officer’s residential quarters, were killed in the anti-terror operation by the security forces.

First Published: Feb 13, 2018 10:00 IST