“Some the terrorists had some items with Pakistani markings, I have spoken spoke to Pakistan DGMO and conveyed our serious concerns on the same,” Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said in a statement to the media on Sunday.
DGMO added that they recovered 4 AK 47 rifles, 4 Under Barrel Grenade Launchers and other war like stores from the four slain terrorists.
HM Shri Rajnath Singh reviewing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of terror attack in Uri pic.twitter.com/29zjd1Xz84— HMO India (@HMOIndia) September 18, 2016
I am deeply disappointed with Pakistan’s continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 18, 2016
There are definite and conclusive indications that the perpetrators of Uri attack were highly trained, heavily armed and specially equipped.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 18, 2016
My heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyred soldiers. Those behind this terror incident would be brought to justice.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 18, 2016
He said,”IF you term it a terror attack then you are misleading yourself. These attacks are planned by ISI and Pakistan Army. Only way to handle these attacks is to hit back.”
Sitaram Yechury also targeted the neighbour country and said,”Pakistan must refrain from indulging in cross border terrorism. It should be taken up seriously.”
Recounting the sequence of events, Lt Gen Singh said that four heavily armed terrorists had opened fire on an administrative base of the Army at Uri in Kashmir at approximately 05:30 hrs in the morning and the operation continued till around 08:30.
He added,”The terrorists fired incendiary ammunition along with automatic fire of small arms that led to Army tents/ temporary shelters catching fire.”