Army camp attack: Jaitley salutes Kupwara bravehearts for supreme sacrifice

| Updated: Apr 27, 2017 18:57 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 27 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday joined the nation in mourning the death of three Indian Army soldiers, who were killed in a terrorist attack on an Army camp in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My thoughts & prayers are with the families of the 3 martyred soldiers. Prayers for speedy recovery of the injured.</p>&mdash; Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) <a href="https://twitter.com/arunjaitley/status/857486363691597824">April 27, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The indomitable courage of our forces in safeguarding the country is exemplary. Salute to martyrs for their supreme sacrifice.</p>&mdash; Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) <a href="https://twitter.com/arunjaitley/status/857486543048515584">April 27, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Meanwhile, reports of stone pelting have emerged from locations near to the site of the Army camp attack. At least three soldiers including an Army officer lost their lives. The injured soldiers were airlifted to Army's 92 Base Hospital for treatment. Two terrorists were eliminated and combing operations were launched to ensure no untoward elements were left in the vicinity. The political fraternity has come together in condemning the attack and also pay their tributes to the slain soldiers. (ANI)
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