Sri Lanka condemns Uri terror attack

Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town in Jammu and Kashmir, offering condolences to the families of the victims.

The Foreign Ministry said that Sri Lanka, as a country, that has undergone the scourge of terrorism for almost three decades, resents all forms and manifestation of terrorism, Xinhua news agency reported.

“In the hour of grief, the government of Sri Lanka reiterates the urgent need for sustained regional and global cooperation to eliminate the menace of terrorism,” the ministry said.

At least 18 Indian army soldiers were killed in a ‘fidayeen’ attack on an army camp in Uri town on Sunday morning.

–IANS

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