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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24:

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan hailing from Odisha’s Nuapada district succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the Army Hospital in Srinagar.

Pic Courtesy: Twitter (Manohar Parrikar visited the injured soldiers at Army Hospital)
Manohar Parrikar visited the injured soldiers at Army Hospital (Pic Courtesy: Twitter, for representation purpose only)

The Odia jawan identified as Peetabas Majhi from Danojhola under Komna police limits in Nuapada district sustained grievous injuries during a combing operation post the militant attack on Indian Army brigade headquarters at Uri in northern part of Kashmir.

He was admitted to 92 Base Hospital of the Army where he was undergoing treatment. However, he succumbed to his injuries.

“Peetabash Majhi has succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the army hospital in Srinagar. His body will be arriving at his native place tomorrow,” Nuapada SP, Madkar Sandeep Sampat informed.

Notably, 18 soldiers had died in the brazen attack on last Sunday.