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Uri Brigade Commander, K Somashanker, Shifted In Terror Attack Aftermath

According to reports, an officer from the 28 Mountain Division of the army is scheduled to take over as the Uri Brigade commander.

01/10/2016 11:58 AM IST | Updated 01/10/2016 12:13 PM IST
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SRINAGAR -- Army has removed the commander of Uri Brigade, which was the target of the deadly terror attack on 18 September 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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