Narendra Modi calls for punishment for Uri attackers

 

Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi - Modi said he had talked to both Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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Published: Sun 18 Sep 2016, 3:00 PM

Last updated: Sun 18 Sep 2016, 5:19 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned the killing of 17 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir and said those responsible for it will not go unpunished.
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"We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri. I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished," Modi tweeted.
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"We salute all those martyred in Uri. Their service to the nation will always be remembered. My thoughts are with the bereaved families," he said.

Modi said he had talked to both Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
A terror attack on an army camp at Uri left 17 soldiers dead. Four terrorists were also killed.


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