Uri terror attack: As it happened

Terror struck an Army camp in North Kashmir's Uri town when militants stormed a battalion headquarters in the wee hours on Sunday.

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 22:32
Pic courtsey: ANI

Srinagar: In one of the deadliest attacks on the Army in recent years, 17 jawans were killed as heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the force in North Kashmir's Uri town in the wee hours on Sunday.

Four militants involved in the terror strike were killed by the Army.

Explosions and gunfire erupted as the militants attacked the camp, which is located barely few metres away from the Army's Brigade Headquarters in Uri town, 102 kms from Srinaga, around 4 am.

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Visited injured in Hospital. Given necessary instruction to provide best medical support to them: Manohar Parrikar

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Western countries have recognized the fact that most of the global terror has been emerged for Pak: Ram Madhav (BJP).

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The UK stands shoulder to shoulder with India in the fight against terrorism, and in bringing the perpetrators to justice: Boris Johnson

18 September 2016, 20:16 PM

I offer my deepest condolences to the victims and their families and friends; UK condemns all forms of terrorism: Boris Johnson

18 September 2016, 20:16 PM

UK strongly condemns this morning’s terrorist attack in Indian-administered Kashmir: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

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Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Srinagar tomorrow. (PTI)


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It is clear that our neighbor is using terror to create menace in our country, which is also supported by some stone-pelters: FM 


18 September 2016, 18:24 PM

Uri terror attack is a highly condemnable act of cowardice. Salute to our soldiers who gave supreme sacrifice to protect the motherland: Arun Jaitley

18 September 2016, 18:08 PM

Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar briefed about Uri terror attack at Army's Srinagar headquarter, visits injured soldiers.

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Defence Minister has landed in Srinagar and is being briefed by Army chief about the ground situation, says DGMO.

18 September 2016, 18:02 PM

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Terrorists opened fire with incendiary ammunition, this led to tents and temporary shelters located inside the army camp catching fire, says DGMO.

18 September 2016, 16:47 PM

Since terrorists had some items which had Pakistan marking on that, I've spoken to Pak DGMO on same raising concern. We recovered 4 AK 47 rifles, 4 under barrel grenade launchers and other war-like stores from the four slain terrorists, says DGMO.

18 September 2016, 16:43 PM

DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh spoke to Pakistan DGMO regarding the Uri  attack.

18 September 2016, 16:34 PM

Foreign terrorists behind Uri attack, initial reports indicate role of JeM. Four AK recovered from four terrorists killed, says DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh.

13 to 14 men killed because of fire in the tent, he adds.

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We don’t believe that it is a terrorist attack, it is planned attack by Pakistan. No need to talk, now we should take some rigid actions. If it doesn’t stop now people will turn against the government, says Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena.

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Strongly condemn Uri attack. Attack seems to be aimed at triggering fresh violence and creating a war-like situation in the region. Heartfelt condolences to bereaved families and also pray for early recovery of those injured in the attack, says J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti.

J&K has always been worst victim of Indo-Pak hostility and its people have been paying a colossal price for same for past over six, J&K CM adds.

18 September 2016, 15:12 PM

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18 September 2016, 15:11 PM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar leaves for Srinagar.

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