New delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned the attack on an army base camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, saying that “terror and hatred” can never succeed against the “courage and resolve of soldiers”.
“Strongly condemn the attack on the army base in Baramulla. Terror and hatred can never succeed against the courage and resolve of our bravehearts,” Gandhi said in his tweet.
“My thoughts and prayers are with our soldiers as they defend and protect our country. Salute to the martyr who laid down his life,” he also tweeted.
Gandhi’s remarks came after militants attacked a camp of the counter-insurgency 46 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in Janbazpora area of Baramulla.
The attack on the RR and the adjacent Border Security Force’s (BSF) camps started around 10.30 p.m. on Sunday, and heavy firing continued till midnight. One BSF trooper was killed while another was injured in the gunfight.