Uri Brigade Commander K Somashanker shifted in terror attack aftermath

Srinagar, Oct 1: Army has removed the commander of Uri Brigade, which was the target of the deadly terror attack on September 18 that claimed the lives of 19 soldiers and left several others injured, defence sources said.

Brigadier K Somashanker has been shifted out of the sensitive brigade, the sources said.


They said an officer from the 28 Mountain Division of the army is scheduled to take over as the Uri Brigade commander.

Army officials did not respond to calls seeking comment on the development.


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