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Uri terror attack: NIA files FIR, six-member team to probe case

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 12:14 IST      
Uri terror attack: NIA files FIR, six-member team to probe case

New Delhi [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed an FIR in the Uri terror strike case and a six-member team will soon visit the site of the attack to collect the evidence in the matter.

According to sources, NIA will collect the blood samples and finger prints of the four killed terrorists in Uri.

The Army is set to handover all items recovered from the killed terrorists including weapons, navigation maps to the NIA for further investigation.

The NIA will also send the GPS and icon satellite set to the United States for forensic investigation to find out what route the terrorists chose and when and how they entered Indian territory.

Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level security review meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir post Uri terror attack.

NSA Ajit Doval, Director of Intelligence Bureau, RAW Chief, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, Minister of State in Prime Minister Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh and other senior MHA and MoD officials were in attendance.

Yesterday also, the Union Home Minister, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and top security brass of the country had met to review the security situation in the violence-hit state.

After giving an assurance of going after the perpetrators of the deadly Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday gave the green signal to diplomatically isolate Pakistan at every international grouping.

In one of the worst attack in recent times, at least 18 soldiers lost their lives and over 20 others got injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri in Baramulla district.

Director General of Military operation Lt. Ranbir Singh has said that the four terrorists, who attacked the military base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri, belonged to Pakistan's banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

Meanwhile, the nation is paying an emotional tribute to all the 18 Indian Army bravehearts, who lost their lives in Sunday's dastardly militant attack in Uri.

The mortal remains of all the Uri bravehearts have been taken to their ancestral places for the last rites. (ANI)

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Updated: Jul 21, 2017 23:31 IST     

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Updated: Jul 21, 2017 23:14 IST     

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Updated: Jul 21, 2017 22:45 IST     

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