New Delhi, Sep 19  :  Sepoy K Vikas Janardhan, who was airlifted to the Army Research and Referral Hospital here after being critically injured in the Uri attack, succumbed to injuries today, raising the toll in the terror strike to 18. Also Read: Uri attack takes India-Pakistan ties into unstable phase: DailyAlso Read - PM Narendra Modi at Youth Conclave: Uri is The Change we Brought, Says There's Difference in India's Reaction Today as Compared to 26/11

Two other critically injured soldiers have also been airlifted to the military hospital here. Seventeen soldiers were yesterday killed in the attack, while about 23 others were injured. Of the 17 killed yesterday, eight were from the administrative section which included seven cooks. Also Read - Kulgam Encounter: Jawan Martyred; 2 Civilians Killed, Several Injured as Anti-Operation Protesters Pelt Stones

Uri, a small town located 103km north of Srinagar, woke up to heavy gunfire yesterday when four terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammed group entered the battalion headquarters of 10 Dogra regiment and killed 17 soldiers. All the four terrorists were eliminated. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Death Toll in Sunjwan Army Camp Terror Attack Rises to 7 After Jawan's Body Recovered