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Uri attack: Army says India reserves right to retaliate

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Army said on Monday reserves the right to retaliate at time and place of its choosing following the attack on an army base in 's Uri town .

Addressing a press conference on the Sunday attack, Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said the operation has been called off and the area has been cleared, adding recoveries during the operation include 4 AK rifles, four grenade launchers and four under barrel grenade launchers.

Eighteen soldiers died in the militant attack . Seventeen died on Sunday, and the army confirmed that one critically injured soldier succumbed to his injuries on Monday.

The armed militants lobbed grenades at their tents and barracks where the soldiers were sleeping. The ensuing fire led to a large number of casualties. Twenty-eight injured soldiers were airlifted to a military hospital on Sunday.

The Uri assault, in which four commando-style militants burst into the brigade headquarters, was among the deadliest in Kashmir and has sharply ratcheted up tension between India and Pakistan.

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