Attack on Army convoy in Kathua deserves FIRM COUNTER-MEASURES: Murmu
   Date :10-Jul-2024

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NEW DELHI :
 
PRESIDENT Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday termed the terrorist attack on an Army convoy in Jammu and Kashmir a “cowardly act” and said it deserved condemnation and firm counter-measures. Five Army personnel were killed and as many injured on Monday when a group of heavily-armed terrorists ambushed a patrolling party in the Badnota area in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. This terror attack was the fifth in the Jammu region in a month. In a post on X, Murmu said, “My sympathies are with the families of the bravehearts who laid down their lives in this ongoing war against terror in its all forms. I pray for the speedy recovery of those injured.”
 
“The attack on a convoy of Army personnel in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir by terrorists is a cowardly act that deserves condemnation and firm counter-measures. My sympathies are with the families of the bravehearts who laid down their lives in this ongoing war against terror in its all forms. I pray for the speedy recovery of those injured,” the President said. KILLING OF 5 ARMYMEN IN KATHUA WILL NOT GO UNAVENGED: GOVT: THE killing of five Army personnel in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district will not go unavenged and India will defeat the evil forces behind it, Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane said on Tuesday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed deep anguish over the killing of the soldiers and asserted that the armed forces are determined to usher in peace in the region.