Names of soldiers lost in the Poonch terror incident are released by the army.
The event happened after militants in Jammu opened fire on the truck the soldiers were traveling in, killing 5 soldiers.
Five Indian troops were murdered on Thursday in a truck attack in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, according to the Indian Army, which has revealed their identities. The 16 Corps of the Army, stationed in Nagrota, identified the fallen troops as havildar Mandeep Singh, lance naik Debashish Baswal, lance naik Kulwant Singh, sepoy Harkrishan Singh, and sepoy Sewak Singh.
The dead were deployed for counterterrorism operations in the region while they were attached to the army’s Rashtriya Rifles regiment.
The Whitenight Corps posted on Twitter, “The Whitenight corps stand in solidarity with the bereaved families.” The soldiers were deployed for counterterrorism operations in the region while they were attached to the Army’s Rashtriya Rifles regiment.
The incident happened after militants opened fire on the vehicle the soldiers were driving in Jammu’s Rajouri district, killing five of them and wounding another. Operations were started to find the culprits, but the attackers’ identities are still unclear.
The Army had said in a statement that the unidentified attackers took advantage of the area’s heavy rains and poor visibility, and that the army truck caught fire as a result of a suspected grenade strike.The Army Hospital in Rajouri is providing medical care for the injured soldier.
People’s Anti-Fascist Front (PAFF), a terror organization backed by Jaish, has taken credit for the assault. Officials believe the attack was carried out by four terrorists.