Death toll in Uri rises to 18 as one more soldier succumbs to injuries


In the Uri Army Base Terrorist Attack, one more soldier breathed his last on Monday taking the death toll to 18.

Sepoy K Vikas Janardhan lost his fight for life while undergoing treatment at R&R Hospital in New Delhi. Earlier, the government had denied all the reports that three more jawans had succumbed to death.

Seventeen soldiers were killed in a militant attack in Uri area of Baramulla district on Sunday morning. The fidayeen militants stormed an Army camp in Uri near the Line of Control (LoC) around 4 a.m. Four militants were killed in the encounter.