Manohar Parrikar says Narendra Modi assures strict against Pakistan

Manohar Parrikar

New Delhi: India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said that there was something wrong happened at Uri army headquarter which resulted in the terrorists attack at Indian army camp in Kashmir valley in which 18 soldiers were killed.

Parrikar said that something may have gone wrong on India’s part in Uri terror attack incident which claimed lives of 18 soldiers.

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The minister further said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to take strict against the perpetrators of the attack at Uri’s army camp.

Addressing a press conference Parrikar said, “I will ensure this is not repeated again and again. I will take steps to ensure it doesn’t go wrong again.”

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Parrikar said that if needed, India has the capacity to retaliate immediately. “Not saying specifically on this incident, but if I want I can have a knee-jerk reaction,” he said.

“I normally prefer to implement things than talk, PM’s statement that ‘those behind Uri attack will not go unpunished’, will not remain a mere statement,” said Parrikar.

His statement comes in the backdrop of Uri terror strike which left 18 India Army Jawans martyred on Sunday.

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In one of the worst terror attacks on the Army, four heavily armed fidayeen attacked administrative buildings and store complex of an infantry battalion in Uri, home of the 12 Infantry Brigade, near the Line of Control (LoC), in wee hours of the day.

This led to a gun battle between the Army and the terrorists.