Here’s what you need to know about the #UriAttacks
You all might be thinking about Uri, a town which was not really known to anyone. But today, we can’t even stop talking about it!
Here we are not only talking about Uri, but we are talking about the #UriAttacks.
On 18th September 2016, an attack was made by four heavily armed terrorists in the town of Uri in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. The attack is reportedly the most deadly one on Indian security in two decades!
The incident took place at around 5:30 AM; four terrorists attacked an Indian Army Brigade Headquarters, in the town of Uri. It is said that they launched seventeen grenades in three minutes resulting which the camps caught fire and it is said that 17 army people were killed out of which some of them are below.
All this ended to a gun battle which lasted for six hours in which terrorists were killed!
Reactions from the world :
State Department spokesperson John Kirby from the United States said, “The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir during the early morning of September 18. We extend our condolences to the victims and their families. The United States is committed to our strong partnership with the Indian government to combat terrorism.”
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro stated, “We are committed along with our brotherly people of the world to get into the depth of this problem that has generated proliferation of terrorist movements, which doesn’t respect life and the need for coexistence of people.”
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson from the United Kingdom condemned the attack. “The UK strongly condemns this morning’s terrorist attack in Indian-administered Kashmir. I offer my deepest condolences to the victims and their families and friends. The UK condemns all forms of terrorism, and stands shoulder to shoulder with India in the fight against terrorism, and in bringing the perpetrators to justice.”
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Source: Wikipedia & Twitter