West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed grief over the deaths of 17 soldiers in a terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir.
“No words can take away the pain of the 17 families who lost their loved ones in Uri. India’s brave soldiers, salute. Mortal remains of one brave jawan is being brought to Howrah,” Banerjee tweeted.
Heavily-armed fidayeen militants attacked an army camp at Uri early on Sunday morning, killing 17 soldiers and wounding many others. The four attackers were shot dead.