IAF soldier injured in terrorist attack in J-K’s Poonch dies

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POONCH (Jammu and Kashmir): An Indian Air Force (IAF) soldier, who was injured in a terrorist attack in the Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, passed away while one more is said to be critical, security force officials said.

The soldier passed away during treatment at the hospital. “One of the five Indian Air Force (IAF) soldiers injured in the terrorist attack has passed away in hospital during treatment. One more soldier is critical and undergoing treatment while the remaining three are stable”, security officials said.

Terrorists attacked an Indian Air Force vehicle convoy in the Poonch sector in which military personnel have suffered injuries. After the attack which took place in the evening around the Shah Sitar area in Poonch sector security forces launched a search and cordon operation, security forces’ officials said.

Following the attack, forces have stepped up patrolling and checking of vehicles in the area. (ANI)

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