NEW DELHI, Sept 18 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi today talked tough after the terror 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 martyred 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 on the incident in which 17 soldiers were killed and 19 injured.
�We salute all those martyred in Uri. Their service to the nation will always be remembered. My thoughts are with the bereaved families,� he said. Modi said he has spoken to Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the situation in the wake of the terror attack. � PTI