File pic of BJP chief Amit Shah
File pic of BJP chief Amit Shah

Sonia Gandhi shed tears for terrorists killed in Batla House encounter: Amit Shah

ANI | Updated: Apr 22, 2019 11:55 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): BJP president Amit Shah on Monday fired a fresh salvo at UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi stating that she had shed tears for terrorists killed in Batla House encounter but not for the police personnel who lost his life in the incident. 
"When Batla House encounter happened, Sonia Gandhi shed tears on the killing of terrorists, however, she did not cry for the police personnel who lost his life in the incident. Congress must answer this," Amit Shah said here.  
Officially known as Operation Batla House, Batla House encounter took place on September 19, 2008, against Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in Batla House locality in Delhi's Jamia Nagar.
Two suspected terrorists, Atif Ameen and Mohammad Sajid, were killed while two other suspects, Mohammad Saif and Zeeshan, were arrested. 
The seven-phased Lok Sabha polls began on April 11 and will continue till May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)

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