17 Indian soldiers were killed in their sleep by a heinous attack at an army base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri on Sunday. As the nation mourns the loss of these brave souls, Indian sportspersons took to the social media to express their grief and outrage.
Very very heartbroken to hear about #UriAttack— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 18, 2016
They are not Rebels,they are Terrorists.
Terrorism must be answered appropriately
17 lives.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 19, 2016
They had a family,they had a son,they had a daughter.
They were serving our motherland.
Pains to see this. pic.twitter.com/65WeRRhgI5
गद्दारों के महल बन गए .. मुंह ढँककर सियासत सोती रही।— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) September 18, 2016
उन्होंने शहीद कहकर फुसला लिया .. बेवा मुआवजे को रोती रही।#UriAttack
We are cursed to have such nation as our Neibour.Invite celebrities,fill their pockets and take bullets on our brave soldiers #UriAttack— Prashanti Singh (@prashanti14) September 18, 2016
Sad to hear Abt the #UriAttack n praying for the jawans n their families who lost theirs lives to this inhuman act— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) September 19, 2016
Saddened to hear about the loss of lives in #UriAttack. Heart goes out to their families. May God give them strength...— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) September 18, 2016
Deeply hurt to hear about the cowardly act by the terrorists! Heartfelt condolences to the martyrs. Thoughts with their families! #UriAttack— Rupinder Pal Singh (@rupinderbob3) September 18, 2016
Very very pained to hear of #UriAttack— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) September 18, 2016
Saddened by d #UriAttack Our hearts are with the families of martyred soldiers. Nation needs to stand together, hope v teach dem a lesson— Heena sidhu (@HeenaSidhu10) September 18, 2016
My worry is dat our leaders can neither control d mosquitoes which r within d nation nor which cme frm acros d border. Pathetic. #UriAttacks— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 19, 2016
India shows restrain-Pakistan shows disdain. We offer solutions-they reply with ammunitions. Our soldiers die-they deny. No more. #uriattack— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 18, 2016