Uri attacks: Sports fraternity reacted angrily
New Delhi: Sports fraternity reacted angrily on Uri terrorist attack on Indian Army Brigade headquarters near border with Pakistan which resulted in loss of 17 brave soldiers.
Four suicide attackers launched a daring strike in the wee hours of Sunday entering impregnable military installation. These Fidayeens were later eliminated by brave soldiers in a fierce encounter.
Terrorists were able to breach security of the camp area and started firing indiscriminately, hurling grandees, setting fire in buildings and surprising soldiers in sleep.
This is the worst terror strike on security forces in terms of casualties, since insurgency struck Kashmir nearly three decades ago.
Preliminary enquiries suggest Pakistan based terrorist organisations involved in perpetrating this attack.
As per latest news reports 17 soldiers martyred and two dozen more seriously injured and recuperating at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar.
Sports stars condemned the dastardly attack on twitter. Here are some of the reactions on social media.