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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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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18 September 2016, 18:47 PM

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.