Informed sources said the National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, led by a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) rank officer, is waiting for a nod to visit the site of the terror attack in Uri, a part of Baramulla district, where a group of militants attacked the army camp in the early hours of Sunday.

The sources said the DIG level officer reached Srinagar a few hours after the incident on Sunday and took stock of the situation from the agency's sub-division in Jammu.

"The NIA team has still not been given orders from the Home Ministry to visit the site as it is a military camp," the sources clarified.

Seventeen army soldiers were killed in the dastardly attack carried out allegedly by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. Four militants were gunned down.The toll reached 18, after an injured soldier died on Monday.

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