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Uri attack: Lankan Prez calls for sustained cooperation to end scourge of terrorism

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 20:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 20 (ANI): Condemning the terror attack on an Army Base Camp in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday offered condolences to the families of the victims during his telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Both leaders also spoke of the need for sustained cooperation among the countries of the region to end the scourge of terrorism.

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.

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

India is to present all actionable evidence against Pakistan if required at international bodies. (ANI)