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UN Security Council condemns Pulwama attack

Newsroom24x7 Network

New York City: UN Security Council has passed a resolution (resolution of 21 2 2019) condemning the Pulwama attack as a terrorist act and asking people to act against terrorism.

The operational part of the resolution:
“The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in over 40 Indian paramilitary forces dead and dozens wounded on February 14, 2019, for which Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility
“The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the Indian people and the government of India, and wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured,
“The members of the Security Council underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice, and urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Government of India and all other relevant authorities in this regard
“The members of the Security Council reiterated that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed. They reaffirmed the need for all States to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and other obligations under international law, including international human rights law, international refugee law and international humanitarian law, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts”

3 more soldiers succumb, Uri death toll rises to 20

Newsroom24x7 Staff

uri-attack2New Delhi/Srinagar: Three more soldiers have succumbed to their injuries taking the death toll of Army personnel to 20 in yesterday’s dastardly attack on the Army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir.

Four terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the Pakistan based terrorist outfit, were also killed in the encounter.

After the Uri attack, some militants stormed into the house of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and snatched four weapons from his guards at Anantnag – South Kashmir.

In a statement, John Kirby, the US Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson of Bureau of Public Affairs said “the United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir during the early morning of September 18. We extend our condolences to the victims and their families. The United States is committed to our strong partnership with the Indian government to combat terrorism.”

The UK has also condemned the Uri attack and expressed its full solidarity with India in fighting terrorism.