Defence Minister, Army chief to visit Uri

Posted By: IANS
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New Delhi, Sep 18: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Army chief General Dalbir Singh will on Sunday visit the army camp in Jammu and Kashmir where an audacious militant attack left 17 soldiers dead.

The early morning attack took place in Uri town.


Defence sources said that six soldiers were also injured in the attack who were airlifted to an army hospital in Srinagar.[Terror strikes at J&K: Rajnath cancels Russia visit]

"Terrorists attacked the rear base camp of an infantry battalion and not the headquarters of 12 Brigade in Uri today (Sunday) morning which is posted on the Line of Control (LoC)," the sources added.



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