Uri Attack: Shiv Sena Threatens Centre, Demands Action Against Pak
Shiv Sena on Sunday warned the BJP-led central government that it would have to face the anger of the people if it did not take urgent steps against Pakistan to stop terror attacks.
We don’t believe that it (today’s attack on Army’s battalion headquarters in Uri, north Kashmir) is a terrorist attack. It was a planned attack by Pakistan...There is no need to talk now. It is time for urgent and rigid action against Pakistan. If these attacks do not stop now, people will turn against the government.Sanjay Raut, MP, Shiv Sena
Heavily armed militants, suspected to belong to the terror group JeM, stormed battalion headquarters of the Army in Uri town in the wee hours today. Seventeen jawans were killed in the attack and 19 others sustained injuries.
Four militants involved in the strike were killed by the Army. Shiv Sena is a partner in the BJP-led governments both in Maharashtra and at the Centre.