Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Army headquarters here and paid tributes to the soldiers killed in Friday's deadly militant attack in Uri.
Modi, who is scheduled to address his maiden election rally in the valley, visited the Army's Badami Bagh headquarters and laid floral wreath at the war memorial as a tribute to the eight soldiers who laid down their lives while repulsing the militant attack in Uri.
Eleven security force personnel, including eight soldiers and three policemen, were killed in a deadly pre-dawn attack by militants on an Army camp in Uri area of Baramulla districton Friday.
All the six militants involved in the attack were killed. Modi visited the headquarters of the Srinagar-based 15 corps soon after addressing an election rally at Samba in Jammu region. He is scheduled to address his first election rally at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in summer capital Srinagar, which has been sealed off as part of the security drill for the high profile visit.