Twenty-one people, including eight soldiers, were killed in a string of attacks across Kashmir on Friday.
Kashmir Valley was yesterday rocked by four attacks by militants from across the border, who stormed an army camp in Uri leaving 11 security personnel including Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar dead and killed two civilians in Tral. Among them was a top commander of Pakistan-based terror outfit LeT and seven militants.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir was a “shameful act on the democratic process” in the state which is in the midst of assembly polls.
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) December 6, 2014
Lt. Col. Sanklap Shukla, a resident of Ranchi, was killed in the attack. He is survived by an eight-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son.
Our PM said:
Attacks in J&K are condemnable. They are desperate attempts to derail the atmosphere of hope & goodwill as seen by increased voter turnout. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 5, 2014
125 crore Indians bow to our brave Army men who sacrificed their lives. These men lived & died for the nation. We won’t forget them. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 5, 2014
One of the places of attack was Soura:
Fighting for their country, these braves laid down their precious lives:
Late Lt Col Sankalp with his 2 Angel do spare a thought for them too pic.twitter.com/LYPxPKblE8 — Maj Gen SK Sinha (@SKSk785) December 6, 2014
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— घंटा अच्छे दिन (@AacheDin) December 6, 2014
But some people never learn. They urge for more violence in the name of religion:
Youth wing of PML-N:
PML-N stands for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, the party to which Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif belongs.
Violent people will remain violent people. What about those who appear to have lost their sanity?
About a comment made by Sitaram Yechury and another made by Mehbooba Mufti:
Sitaram Yechury now hints that the attacks in Kashmir could be because the Indian government wants to polarise Jammu. Wow! — Tavleen Singh (@tavleen_singh) December 5, 2014
After sitaram yechurys statement on today’s Uri attack. I can safely say that motherfker is a synonym for his name & ideology. — Major srikanth (@majorsrikanth) December 5, 2014
Pathetic to see literate politicians like Sitaram Yechury indulge in politics over Kashmir on a day when 11 brave jawans have been martyred. — Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) December 5, 2014
Which boils down to this: