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Happy that India conducted surgical strikes: Uri martyr’s family

The Indian Army on Thursday organised surgical strikes targeting seven terror launch pads across the LoC overnight.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2016 6:26 pm
india, india strikes pakistan, india surgical strike, surgical strikes pakistan, india pakistan strike, pakistan strikes,india surgical strike, india news Wife, daughter of SK Vidyarthi, who was killed in Uri attack. (Source; Twitter/@ANI_news)

Family of soldier SK Vidyarthi, who was killed in the Uri attack of September 18, hailed the surgical strikes conducted by Indian Army along the LoC in Pakistan on Thursday.

“Really happy that Indian Army took initiative and conducted these strikes,” Vidyarthi’s daughter Aarti told reporters. “This (surgical strike) is very good, but we would have been happier had it been done before,” said Vidyarthi’s wife. The Uri martyr’s family lives in Gaya district of Bihar.

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The Indian Army on Thursday organised surgical strikes targeting seven terror launch pads across the LoC overnight in which heliborne and ground forces were used. Addressing a press conference, DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said India inflicted “significant casualties” on terrorists and those who are trying to support them.

This comes just days after one of the worst terrorist attacks on the Indian Army where 19 army jawans were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri when a four-man fidayeen squad attacked the rear office of an Indian Army infantry installation. The attackers are believed to have come from Pakistan. Following the attack, India has resorted to several diplomatic measures and vowed to internationally isolate Pakistan.

(With Agency inputs)

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    IML sood
    Sep 29, 2016 at 5:34 pm
    It is only the beginning,more appropriate action are on table,but be aware of a few degraded leaders in India who even in event of crisis will try to criticise this strong Govt action for their own self or party to undermine such strong efforts.We have strengthen the hands of PM and Centre.
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      MyTake
      Sep 29, 2016 at 7:31 pm
      Modi like the soldiers (who died) families come from similar humble background. They know each other's pain better.
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        R. singha
        Sep 29, 2016 at 4:02 pm
        Dear Arti,lt;br/gt;Apke pita ka balidan wyarth nahi gia. App or apke parivar kafi brave ho asehi rehna. Ham sare Indians ko garv h in sare jawan shahido ke lia or ap jese parivaro par v.lt;br/gt;Un sabhi sahido ko shanti mile or ap sabi ko himat. Hum Sab apke sath h. God bless u all...lt;br/gt;Hamare jawano ne jo kia Well Done And this terrorist deserve jio or ki maut maro.
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          Dr. Sonali
          Sep 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm
          Please do not buy - "Made-in-China" products.lt;br/gt;China is anti-India
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            Krunali Kumar
            Sep 29, 2016 at 11:15 am
            Let there be numerous such strikes and Indian Army be successful in eliminating the enemies of humanity. W country is with Army and the Govt of India. Pay them in their own coin and the language they understand.
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