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PM, Sonia visits injured jawans in Srinagar base hospital

UNI  Srinagar, June 25, 2013
First Published: 15:34 IST(25/6/2013) | Last Updated: 15:38 IST(25/6/2013)

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today met the Army jawans, who were injured attacked in a militant attack at Hyderpora by-pass in the city outskirts.

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Eight soldiers were martyred and several others were hurt when Hizbul Mujahideen militants attacked an Army convoy yesterday with hand grenades and automatic weapons, a day ahead of PM and Sonia visit.

Singh and Ms Gandhi met the injured security personnel at base hospital in the cantonment area immediately after they arrived here from Kishtwar in Jammu region, where the prime minister laid the foundation for 850 MW Ratli Hydro Electric Project at Darab-Shala.

They inquired about the condition of the jawans and assured all help besides conveying them that entire country was proud of them.

The Prime Minister and the UPA chairperson besides chief minister Omar Abdullah have condemned the militant attack on the army convoy.


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