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Uri attack: Afghan Prez calls PM Modi, extends support against terrorism

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 14:00 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday condoled the terror attack on an Army Base Camp in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district during his telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ghani strongly condemned the cross border attack and conveyed Afghanistan's solidarity and support with India against all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism.

Afghanistan's Ambassador to India, Shaida Mohd Abdali, also condemned the attack yesterday and said all terrorist groups are coming from the same source but with different names.

The envoy called upon India, Afghanistan and the world community to come up with a joint strategy to fight terrorism out.

In one of the worst attacks in recent times, as many as 18 soldiers were killed and over 20 others got injured post the terror strike on an army camp close to the headquarters of the 12th Brigade at Uri on Sunday. (ANI)