Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday talked tough after the militant strike on an army camp in Uri, promising that those behind the "despicable and cowardly" attack would not go unpunished. Strongly denouncing the attack, the Prime Minister saluted the soldiers who were killed and said "their service to the nation will always be remembered."
"We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri. I assure the nation that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished," Modi tweeted. "We salute all those martyred in Uri. Their service to the nation will always be remembered. My thoughts are with the bereaved families."
Modi said he has spoken to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the situation in the wake of the militant attack.