Uri attack: India to make strong statement at UNGA on Pakistan

New Delhi, Sept 19: India will make a strong pitch against Pakistan at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) apart from highlighting the country's role in the Uri attack that took place on Sunday.

The government has directed that the investigations are conducted quickly so that these points could be raised by the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj at the UNGA on September 26.

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Initial rounds of investigations point clearly towards Pakistan. The material recovered from the terrorists who were killed on Sunday have Pakistan markings on it. Moreover, following the attack a call was made to a person in Kashmir from Pakistan claiming responsibility for the attack.

It has also been ascertained that the terrorists had crossed over from Pakistan late on Saturday before they launched the attack on the army base at 5.20 AM on Sunday. The investigations are still at a very preliminary stage. We are coordinating with the intelligence bureau for more inputs, an officer part of the probe informed.

Meanwhile, following a high level security meet, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval  arrived at 7 RCR to meet with the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

The PM would be briefed about the security meet and a final decision on what steps need to be taken would be taken. Union Minister, General V K Singh said that India cannot take action on an emotional level. As the PM said there will be some decision, he also added.

The attack at Uri has also put in doubt the participation of the Indian Prime Minister at the SAARC summit to be held in Islamabad. Sources say that it is very unlikely that the PM would take part in the summit.

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