Nitish condemns Uri terror attack

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar strongly condemned the terror attack on an Army camp in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir which left 17 soldiers dead in the wee hours today.
“The Chief Minister is deeply saddened by the martyrdom of 17 soldiers in a terror attack at headquarters of 12th Army Brigade near LOC in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir,” an official release said.
Condemning the attack, Kumar hailed the valour and dedication of the soldiers towards service to the nation by laying down their lives in the terror strike, the release said.
“The country will always remember the supreme sacrifice made by those soldiers attaining martyrdom in the Uri terror attack,” it said.
In one of the deadliest attacks on the Army in recent years, 17 jawans were killed and 19 others injured as heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the force in the wee hours today.
Four militants involved in the terror strike were neutralised. (AGENCIES)


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