Army Releases Names Of Soldiers Killed In Poonch Terror Attack

Poonch: The Indian Army has unveiled the names of five soldiers killed in a terrorist attack on a truck in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Thursday.

The deceased soldiers are Havildar Mandeep Singh, lance naik Debashish Baswal, lance naik Kulwant Singh, sepoy Harkrishan Singh and Sepoy Sewak Singh, the Army’s 16 Corps based in Nagrota said.

Reportedly, the incident took place after the vehicle they were travelling in was fired upon by terrorists in the Rajouri sector in Jammu leading to the death of five soldiers, and injuring another. Operations were launched to trace the perpetrators, but so far there was no clarity yet on the attackers.

The injured soldier is receiving treatment at the Army Hospital in Rajouri.

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