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SRK, other Bollywood celebs condemn Uri attack and offer condolences

Updated: Sep 18, 2016 20:55 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 18 (ANI): Strongly condemning the Uri terror attack, Bollywood celebrities on Sunday took to Twitter to offer their condolences to the families of the brave hearts and demanded action against the attackers.

At least 17 soldiers lost their lives and 19 others injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri in Baramulla district.

All four terrorists have been killed in what has emerged as worse than the attack on the Pathankot air base earlier in January this year, in which seven army men were killed.

Here's what the Bollywood celebrities tweeted-

"Saddened to hear of the cowardly attack in Uri. Prayers for the families of our martyred soldiers. & may the terrorists b punished soon," said Shah Rukh Khan.

"Deepest condolences to the families of #UriAttack martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for their motherland," tweeted Ritiesh Deshmukh.

"This is really sad & an attack on the state. There will never be peace till there is violence 2 achieve it #UriAttack," said Randeep Hooda.

"Saddened to know about the cowardly militant attack at Uri. My salute to the bravehearts martyred and condolences to the families #UriAttack," tweeted Madhur Bhandarkar.

"The nation bleeds every time a soldier loses his life! Deeply aggrieved by the loss of 17 brave lives in #UriAttack," said Sunil Shetty.

"India's response to every terrorist attack- Kadee Ninda, Condolences, High Level Meeting Kab tak aisa chalega sir @narendramodi ?#UriAttack," said Paresh Rawal. (ANI)