Uri attack: Death toll rises to 20 as one more Indian Army soldier succumbs to injuries

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New Delhi | Published: September 30, 2016 8:50:19 AM

The impact of the Uri attack ceases to fade and just when India is was gloating in the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across Pakistani terrorist launch pads across LoC, the news of one more Army soldier succumbing to death started the day.

The Army analysed that the terrorists just like the Pathankot attack in January probably familiarized themselves with the area before infiltrating in the complex of an infantry battalion in Uri, home of the 12 Infantry Brigade, near the Line of Control (LoC). (Reuters) The Army analysed that the terrorists just like the Pathankot attack in January probably familiarized themselves with the area before infiltrating in the complex of an infantry battalion in Uri, home of the 12 Infantry Brigade, near the Line of Control (LoC). (Reuters)

The impact of the Uri attack ceases to fade and just when India is was gloating in the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across Pakistani terrorist launch pads across LoC, the news of one more Army soldier succumbing to death started the day.

According to reports by NDTV, soldier Naik Rajkishor Singh gave in to the injuries caused by the big attack. The Uri attack on September 18, was one of the worst faced by the Indian Army as four armed terrorists had entered and killed 17 Army personnel.

The death toll had been 20 till now. Post the dark day, two more deaths were reported where the Indian soldiers gave in to their injuries. And the latest sad news came in the early hours of the day.

The Army analysed that the terrorists just like the Pathankot attack in January probably familiarized themselves with the area before infiltrating in the complex of an infantry battalion in Uri, home of the 12 Infantry Brigade, near the Line of Control (LoC).

The reactions post the Uri attack have been huge. From India coming in open with war of words at the UNGA by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj making it clear that the blood of the martyrs won’t go in vain. PM Narendra Modi also cancelled his visit to the SAARC Summit being held in Islamabad in November following a huge backlash from the opposition on inaction towards the terrorist acts.

However, with the revelation of surgical strikes being carried out by Indian Army across the LoC, India has now conveyed the message of revenge to Pakistan loud and clear.

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