SRINAGAR: A soldier, injured in the August 11 suicide attack in Rajouri district, succumbed in the hospital on Monday, taking the toll of killed army personnel to five, officials said.

Defence Ministry spokesman, Lt Colonel Devender Anand, tweeted: “In a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, Army Cdr Northern Command & all ranks paid homage with full Military Honours to the #braveheart Havaldar Satyapal who succumbed to his injuries; fought #gallantly during the terrorist attack in #Rajouri sector”.

Four soldiers, including a JCO, and two ‘Fidayeen’ (suicide) militants were killed on August at amy camp at Pargal village in Darhal area of Rajouri.


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