Dhangri attack: One more person succumbs, toll climbs to seven

Rajouri/Jammu: One more civilian succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Jammu on Sunday, taking the death toll in the attacks in Dhangri village of Rajouri to seven, officials said.

The slain, Prince Sharma, who was in his early 20s, was shifted to Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital Jammu for specialized treatment along with several others after getting critically injured in the firing by terrorists in Dhangri on January 01, they said.

The attacks in the village had left six people, including Sharma’s elder brother Deepak Kumar dead. While four persons were killed and six others injured in the firing on January 01, two cousins were killed and nine other persons injured in a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in the village the next morning. “The IED was planted by terrorists before fleeing,” police said. (Agencies)


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