SRINAGAR: One more armyman succumbed to his injuries, bringing the total number of casualties among the security forces to four in the Gadool Kokernag encounter.
Official sources informed the news agency Kashmir Scroll that another army jawan has succumbed to his injuries, raising the total number of casualties among the security forces to 4.
They mentioned that despite the rain, the search operation within the cordoned-off area commenced on the third day, which was Friday.
On Wednesday, Colonel Manpreet Singh, the commanding officer of 19 RR, Major Aashish Dhonchak, Salvinder Kumar, and DySP Humayun Bhat, the son of former DIG Kashmir Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, were killed during the initial exchange of fire. (KS)