West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reacts to Uri attack

"No words can take away the pain of the 17 families who lost their loved ones in #Uri. India's brave soldiers, salutes. Mortal remains of one brave jawan is being brought to Howrah (sic)," she tweeted.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published:September 19, 2016 3:36 pm
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today condemned the terrorist attack on the army base in Uri in Kashmir in which 18 soldiers were yesterday killed.

“No words can take away the pain of the 17 families who lost their loved ones in #Uri. India’s brave soldiers, salutes. Mortal remains of one brave jawan is being brought to Howrah (sic),” she tweeted.

In one of the deadliest attacks on the army in recent years, 17 jawans were killed and 19 others injured as heavily armed militants, suspected to be from Pakistan-based Jaish-e- Mohammed, stormed a battalion headquarters of the force in North Kashmir’s Uri town in the wee hours yesterday.