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Anand Mahindra condemns Uri attack; shows faith in Army

Mahindra took to Twitter to condemn the attack and express his sorrow for the lives lost.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: September 18, 2016 2:27 PM
"Heart-rending that many of the casualties were turning over after a tour of duty. Thoughts are with their families," wrote Mahindra on Twitter. (Reuters) “Heart-rending that many of the casualties were turning over after a tour of duty. Thoughts are with their families,” wrote Mahindra on Twitter. (Reuters)

Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra on Sunday condemned the deadly  attack on Army camp in Uri district of Jammu & Kashmir in which 17 soldiers have been martyred. Mahindra took to Twitter to condemn the attack and expressed his sorrow for the lives lost. “Heart-rending that many of the casualties were turning over after a tour of duty. Thoughts are with their families,” wrote Mahindra on Twitter. Mahindra said that he has full faith in the army and said that the strategies should be kept secretive.  “I trust our army. They know how to pursue and retaliate.Their strategy need not be advertised on Twitter,” said Mahindra.

Four terrorists in wee hours of Sunday stormed a battalion headquarter of the Army base at Uri, 102 kms from Srinagar. PM Narendra Modi, too, took to Twitter and said that prepatrators of attack will not go unpunished.

PM in a series of tweets condemned the attack and said, “Have spoken to HM & RM on the situation. RM will go to J&K himself to take stock of the situation. We salute all those martyred in Uri. Their service to the nation will always be remembered. My thoughts are with the bereaved families.” Exchange of heavy gunfires, followed by explosions took place in Uri. 17 army jawans were killed, while four terrorists were neutralised. Nineteen other personnel were also injured during the attack.

 

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