NIA arrives in Uri, toll reaches 18


New Delhi, Sep 19, 2016: A 20-year-old army jawan wounded in the Uri terror attack died of injuries in a Delhi hospital on Monday, taking the toll to 18, officials said.

As this happened, National Investigation Agency team reached at the location of the attack for investigation purposes.

The soldier, identified as K.V. Janardan, died at the Army Research and Referral Hospital, a hospital official told media.

“He lost his battle with life at 11.30 a.m. this morning,” the official said.


DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh spoke on Uri terror attack that “Operation has been called off this evening, the complete area has been cleared.” “Infiltration bids have increased this year in comparison to the last three to four years,” he added.


Janardan was among three soldiers flown to Delhi for treatment following injuries sustained in Sunday’s fidayeen attack on an army base camp in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir.

Seventeen army soldiers were killed in the dastardly attack carried out allegedly by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in an army camp at Uri, in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Four terrorists were also gunned down.

Rajnath Singh had on Sunday blamed Pakistan for the attack and said that Islamabad should be isolated.

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Wefornews Bureau

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