Mamata expresses grief over soldiers' deaths in Uri attack

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Kolkata, Sep 19: 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.

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Heavily-armed fidayeen militants attacked an army camp at Uri early on Sunday morning, killing 17 soldiers and wounding many others. [J'khand CM announces Rs 10 lakh for martyred soldiers]

The four attackers were shot dead.


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