17 jawans martyred, four terrorists killed in attack at Uri Army camp

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News Chakra @ Central Desk
In a fresh assault directed at security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists on Sunday morning attacked the Army’s 12th brigade headquarters in Uri, near the Line of Control.
Here are live updates: * 17 soldiers died in terrorist attack in Uri (J&K). Total four terrorists killed in the operation. Combing operations in progress.

* All terrorists gunned down by Army, who attacked Rear Base of one of the unit deployed at Uri (J&K). Search operation on.

* Four militants killed in Uri attack: Army spokesperson

* Home Minister Rajnath Singh instructs Home Secretary and other senior officers in MHA to closely monitor the situation in J&K: ANI

* Rajnath Singh speaks to Governor & CM of J&K regarding Uri terror attack, they apprised him of security situation in the state:ANI

* The injured army men have been rushed to Army base hospital in Srinagar.

* Eight of injured jawans are said to be very critical

* Three jawans killed, 18 injured in the attack, reports India Today

* Helicopters pressed into service to deploy Special Forces of the Army and to evacuate the injured.

* Para Commandos of the Army airdrop at Uri

* Rajnath Singh has called an emergency meeting of concerned officials over the ongoing

encounter

* Home Minister Rajnath Singh today postponed his scheduled visit to Russia and the United States.
The attack began at 5.30am in the morning when terrorists breached the perimeter fence and entered the camp.