PM Modi in angry mood those Behind ‘Cowardly’ Uri Attack Won’t Go Unpunished

New Delhi: In angry mood while condemning the cowardly terror attack on an Army camp in Uri, on Sunday Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the nation that those behind the terror attack won’t go unpunished.


PM Modi saluted the martyred soldiers and said their service to the nation will always be remembered.

PM Modi tweeted that we strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri. I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished. In the terror attack, 17 soldiers were killed and 19 injured.

Modi said that he has spoken to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the situation in the wake of the terror attack.

Rajnath and Parrikar is on his way to Kashmir to take stock of the situation.

Early hours in the morning on Sunday, heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the Army in North Kashmir’s Uri town while the jawans were sleeping in their tent and barracks, killing 17 jawans and injuring 19 other personnel in the terror strike in which 4 militants were neutralised.

As per the sources said that The Dogra Regiment’s jawans were sleeping in a tent which caught fire due to the explosion. The fire also engulfed the nearby barracks.

According to officials sources that Gunfire and explosions erupted as the militants attacked the army camp, which is located barely few metres away from the Army’s Brigade Headquarters in Uri town, 102 km from Srinagar, J&K around 5:30 am.