Sunjwan attack: Army chief reaches Jammu

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Jammu

Army Chief Bipin Rawat arrived in Jammu on Sunday to take stock of the ongoing Fidayeen attack at Sunjwan army installation, Times of India reported.

According to reports, Gen Rawat met senior commanders to take stock of the situation.

Army chief Major General Bipin Rawat

The army sources said that there was no firing during the night and the focus continued to be the evacuation of people from the family quarters.

Pertinent to mention, in the ongoing encounter, five soldiers, one civilian and four militants were killed.

The five slain army personnel and one civilian were identified as:

Sub. Madan Lal Choudhary (1st Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, JAK LI), Sub. Mohd Ashraf Mir (1st JAK LI), Hav. Habib-Ullah Qurashi (1st JAK LI), NK Manzoor Ahmed (1st JAK LI), L/NK Mohd Iqbal (1st JAK LI), and father of L/NK Mohd Iqbal (civilian).

 

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