Uri terror attack: Disguised as Army personnel, terrorists were in their early 20s

| Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 11:57
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In the GPS, it is also revealed that the terrorists were in Pakistan before the Uri attack occurred

New Delhi: Preliminary investigations into the Uri terror attack which occurred on Sunday at the 12th brigade headquarters in Uri have revealed that three of the four terrorists who had attacked the base camps were in their early 20s.

Disguised as Army personnel to infiltrate the base without raising suspicion, the terrorists were clean-shaven and had cropped hair which is the norm in Army discipline. The autopsy done on the bodies revealed that the all of them had taken nearly 159 bullet hits which had resulted in their intestines, chest and arms being pierced with bullet holes. From the amenities they had crossed the border with, authorities found protein chocolate bars, Red Bull cans, ORS packets and other 'Made in Pakistan' medicines on it.

The autopsy was done at the 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar. The terrorists were buried nearly 50 kms away from the site of the attack.

Authorities have also questioned three shepherds in Uri who are suspected of harbouring the terrorists to carry out their fidayeen attack. Global Positioning System (GPS) set with locations was also discovered with the terrorists.

In the GPS, it is also revealed that the terrorists were in Pakistan before the Uri attack occurred.

In the Uri attack which occurred on early Sunday morning and continued for a few hours, 18 Indian soldiers were martyred. Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that Pakistan should be isolated after the incident. 

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