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    5 Indian Army personnel killed in South Sudan


    by timesnowonline

    Five Indian Army personnel, including a Lt Colonel were killed on Tuesday (April 9) and four injured during a UN peacekeeping mission when their 32-member convoy was attacked in Gurmuck in the volatile state of Jonglei, South Sudan. "The convoy, comprising 32 Indian soldiers, was attacked and the casualties included 1 Lt Colonel, 1 Junior Commission Officer and 3 jawans. There were also 4 wounded, of which 1 is of officer level. The attack took place at 0930 hrs local time (12.35 IST).