The death toll in Saturday terrorists attack inside Sunjuwan military station has risen to six, with army commandoes recovering the bodies of three more soldiers and a civilian from inside the residential quarters. The martyred soldiers included a JCO and two jawans. The deceased civilian happened to be the father of one of the soldiers. Two soldiers including a JCO and a havildar were killed in an encounter with terrorists on Saturday. With this, among the six killed there are five soldiers (two JCOs, three jawans) and a civilian. Bodies of three terrorists have been recovered so far and all the slain terrorists were wearing army combat dress. The seizures made from them included AK rifles, huge quantity of ammunition, under barrel grenade launchers and grenades.
Ten people including six women and a child were injured in the attack. A 14-year-old boy was hit in the head and his condition continues to be critical. The material seized from them show that they owed allegiance to the Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit. The injured also included a pregnant lady who has delivered a female child.
A group of terrorists had sneaked into Sunjwan military station during wee hours of Saturday and after a brief exchange of fire with the sentry at a post along the rear wall, had entered the family quarters complex.
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