New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir and said India will respond in a “befitting manner”.
“I am deeply shocked at the Uri attack. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those whose loved ones have been killed,” Ansari said in a statement here.
“Such attacks are a result of the use of cross-border terrorism by one particular country in our region. We shall deal with such provocations in a befitting manner,” he said.
Heavily-armed militants attacked the army camp at Uri early on Sunday morning, killing 17 soldiers and wounding many others. Security forces shot dead all four attackers.