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Bollywood joins to mourn loss of lives in Uri attack

Bollywood joins to mourn loss of lives in Uri attack

India Blooms News Service | | 18 Sep 2016, 06:30 pm
Mumbai, Sept 18 (IBNS): Joining to mourn the loss of 17 lives as gunmen attacked 12 Brigade Army camp in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Bollywood stars condemned the incident.

he state of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday witnessed one of the deadliest attacks in a decade's time when four heavily armed terrorists sneaked into the 12 Brigade Army camp in Uri sector, leaving 17 jawans killed.

The terror strike took place 100 kms from state capital Srinagar, in North Kashmir Uri town near the line of control.

Hundreds of army jawans were sleeping in tents when terrorists threw grenades and started heavy firing on tents, leaving 17 army personnel dead.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted: "Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers. & may the terrorists b punished soon!"

Actor Riteish Deshmukh posted: "Deepest condolences to the families of #UriAttack martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland. ."

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur remarked: "Paradise burning. Heartbreak of Kashmir. Beautiful town of Uri #UriAttack (pic: Google Earth by Yunous Salim Wani)."

Actor Randeep Hooda condemned the attack and said: "This is really sad & an attack on the state.There will never be peace till there is violence 2 achieve it #UriAttack."

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted: "Saddened to know about the cowardly militant attack at Uri. My salute to the bravehearts martyred and condolences to the families #UriAttack."

Actress Esha Gupta said: "Must say, they attacked also in the rear of the area with soft targets. Cowards #UriAttack."