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Saudi Arabia, UAE condemn Uri terrorist attack
Monday September 19, 2016 10:34 PM, Agencies


Riyadh/Abu Dhabi:
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Monday condemned the terrorist attack that targeted an Indian military base in Uri district north of Kashmir, killing 17 soldiers and injuring 35 others.

An official at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the bombing attack that targeted an army base in Uri, northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, killing and wounding tens of people, SPA reported.

The official offered the Kingdom's condolences to the families of the victims as well as the government and people of the friendly Republic of India, wishing a speedy recovery to the wounded.

In a statement released Sunday, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation renewed UAE's firm stand against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

The ministry also expressed UAE's solidarity with the Republic of India and support to all actions it may take to confront and eradicate terrorism.

It further offered the deepest condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, as well as to the government and people of India, and wished a speedy recovery to all the injured.

More than 17 soldiers were killed and 35 were injured in an armed attack on a military base in Indian-administered Kashmir early on Sunday morning.

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