J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti pays tributes to Uri Martyrs
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti led senior army and police officials in paying tributes at the wreath-laying ceremony for the 17 soldiers killed in the militant attack on an army base in Uri.
“Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti laid wreaths on the coffins of the martyred soldiers in a sombre ceremony held at headquarters of the Chinar Corps here at Badamibagh,” an army official said.
He said General officer Commanding of the Chinar Corps, Lt General Satish Dua, and director general of police K Rajendra Kumar were among senior security officials who laid wreaths to pay their respects.
The chief minister later visited the soldiers, injured in Sunday’s attack, at the 92 Base Hospital of the army, the official said.