Jalandhar, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that those behind the terrorist attack at the Uri army camp in Jammu and Kashmir would be punished, while India would work at the diplomatic level to isolate Pakistan.

"Naturally, those who are responsible for this (Uri) attack would have to pay the price... our diplomacy would work in the direction of isolating Pakistan internationally," Jaitley said.

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that perpetrators of Uri would not be allowed to go scot free.

"The whole country needs to condemn this incident in one voice, without giving any political colour to it," Jaitley added.

While paying tributes to the killed soldiers, the Finance Minister said that the Sunday's incident call for greater preparedness by the Indian forces.

"It is a highly condemnable act of cowardice. Salute to our soldiers who gave supreme sacrifice to protect the motherland," he said.