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Army vehicle caught fire due to terrorists' grenade in Poonch, 5 soldiers martyred in the accident

The army said that five soldiers were killed in the accident and another seriously injured soldier was immediately taken to the army hospital in Rajouri and is undergoing treatment.

New Delhi: There has been a big disclosure in the case of fire in an army vehicle in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. Unidentified terrorists today fired upon an army vehicle running between Bhimber Gali and Poonch in the Rajouri sector, an army official said. During this firing, he attacked the vehicle with a grenade, which caused the vehicle to catch fire and 5 jawans were killed in the accident.


The martyred jawans belonged to the Rashtriya Rifles Unit.

The army said that five soldiers were killed in the accident and another seriously injured soldier was immediately taken to the army hospital in Rajouri and is undergoing treatment. According to the information, these jawans belonged to the Rashtriya Rifles unit deployed for counter terrorist operation. The army said that the search for the attackers is on and further investigation is underway. At the same time, the Army Chief has informed Defense Minister Rajnath Singh regarding this matter.


It was raining heavily at the time of the attack.

Please tell that this incident happened at around 3 pm today. This army vehicle was between Bhimber Gali and Poonch in Rajouri sector when the terrorists attacked. It was raining heavily at the time of the attack and taking advantage of it, the attackers managed to escape. It was earlier estimated that there is no possibility of any terrorist attack in this attack.

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