Uri attack: 17 soldiers, 4 militants killed in attack on army camp in Jammu and Kashmir

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Seventeen soldiers and four militants were killed on Sunday during an attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town. In this photo, smoke rises from the Army Brigade camp in Uri. PTI

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Militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the Army, 102 km from Srinagar, in the wee hours on Sunday, with explosions and heavy gunfire heard at the spot. PTI

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ANI reports that Foreign terrorists were behind the Uri terrorist attack. Initial reports indicate role of Jaish-e-Mohammed in the attack. PTI

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Helicopters were pressed into service to deploy Special Forces of the Army and to evacuate the injured. PTI

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Initially, the attack was understood to be at the Brigade Headquarters but sources in the Army said it was at the rear formation of a battalion that was deployed at the Line of Control (LoC). PTI

Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the terror attack. Expressing deep disappointment with Pakistan’s 'continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups', Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a series of tweets said, "Pakistan is a terrorist state and it should be identified and isolated as such." PTI

Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the terror attack. Expressing deep disappointment with Pakistan’s 'continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups', Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a series of tweets said, "Pakistan is a terrorist state and it should be identified and isolated as such." PTI

Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt General Ranbir Singh said while addressing the media that, "Since terrorists had some items which had Pak marking on that, I've spoken to Pak DGMO on same raising concern."

Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt General Ranbir Singh said while addressing the media that, "Since terrorists had some items which had Pak marking on that, I've spoken to Pak DGMO on same raising concern."


Updated Date: Sep 18, 2016 18:30 PM

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