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Kokernag incident: Body of another Indian army man recovered, death toll climbs to five

Srinagar: The body of an Indian army man has been recovered in the Gadol forests in the Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Islamabad district, taking the death toll of Indian force personnel to five.

Reports said the body of Indian army soldier, Pradeep, who had been missing since Wednesday, has been recovered and is currently being transported back.

On Wednesday, an Indian army Colonel, Major and a Deputy Superintendent of Police were killed in an attack in Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Islamabad district.

On Friday, an injured army man succumbed to his injuries in an Indian army hospital in Srinagar.