Uri terror attack: Deeply saddened, hope government takes strict action, says Amitabh Bachchan

Uri attacks: Amitabh Bachchan saddened by the attacks.

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | New Delhi | Updated: September 19, 2016 5:16 pm
Uri attacks, Amitabh Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan uri attack, Uri attacks updates Amitabh Bachchan expressed his pain and anguish at the dastardly terror attack in Uri that killed 17 Indian army jawans on Sunday.

Amitabh Bachchan expressed his pain and anguish at the dastardly terror attack in Uri that killed 17 Indian army jawans on Sunday. Speaking at the press conference of Pink, “It’s a very sad news. Our jawans lost their lives for no reason or provocation. It deeply pains and saddens me. I hope our government will take some strict action.

“Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar who was present at the launch also expressed his anguish. “Whatever has happened is shameful and very sad.This is not good news.”

Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan too condemned the Uri attacks that took place early. SRK took to Twitter and shared, “Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers. & may the terrorists b punished soon.”

Other celebrities also took to Twitter to condemn the attack. Paresh Rawal expressed his anger at the attacks. The actor shared,” India’s response to every terrorist attack-Kadee Ninda, Condolences, High Level Meeting. Kab tak aisa chalega sir @narendramodi ? #UriAttack.” On the other hand Riteish Deshmukh wrote,”Deepest condolences to the families of #UriAttack martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland.”

Director Madhur Bhandarkar wrote, “Saddened to know about the cowardly militant attack at Uri. My salute to the bravehearts martyred and condolences to the families #UriAttack.”

In one of the worst casualties suffered by the Indian Army in recent times, a fidayeen attack left at least 17 soldiers dead at the rear base of an infantry regiment in Uri. The early morning attack was carried out by four terrorists, all of whom have been neutralised.

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