14th February when whole nation was celebrating valentine’s day with their loved ones, At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 300 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district that also left many critically wounded, officials said.
How Intense Was This Attack?
This is the worst terror strike in the state since the Uri attack in 2016. The explosive used in the attack was so strong that the blast was heard from 10-12 km away, including some parts of Srinagar adjoining the Pulwama district. This was the first suicide car bomb strike in Kashmir since the 2001 attack on the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly that left 41 persons, including three suicide attackers, dead.
At least 37 CRPF personnel have been martyred in a terrorist attack on a convoy of the security force.
More than 2,500 Central Reserve Police Force personnel, many of them returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Latoomode in Awantipora in south Kashmir around 3.15 pm.
The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack that took place about 20 km from Srinagar, officials said.
Police identified the suicide bomber as Adil Ahmed, who officials said joined the Jaish in 2018.
Words of Indian Prime Minister:
Attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is despicable. I strongly condemn this dastardly attack. The sacrifices of our brave security personnel shall not go in vain. The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the brave martyrs. May the injured recover quickly
Actions Taken by far:
- India withdraws Most-Favoured Nation status given to Pakistan.
- Pakistani high commissioner to India Summoned.
Our Soldiers are our pride. They not only secure our borders but gives selfless service by serving our nation in internal problems also, keep our country’s flag high in sports also. They also give their service at the international level by serving mankind worldwide. Now, as a law-abiding citizen of this nation, it is our duty to appreciate and understand the emotional and physical balance of responsibilities they put on the stake, be it of their families or for the whole nation.
It is high time we condemned this despicable incident rather blaming the government or making this sad incident a political agenda. We as the youth and responsible citizen of India must come forward to support the government as well as the security forces which are guarding the nation. Even a small a small gesture of faith and gratitude can make a robust impact on the morale of our Jawans.
List of Jawans in the CRPF bus of 76 BN
Let us take out some time from our busy schedule and think of the supreme sacrifice made by our soldiers who are serving their nation under unimaginable circumstances so that we can live peacefully.
Oh fellow Indians, we are lucky and blessed that we have Indian Military!!
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