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In an unprecedented violent and militant attack in the three decade violence hit history of Kashmir more than 40 CRPF men lost their lives in what has been described as suicide attack at Awantipora.
It seems mayhem has reached new levels in Kashmir .Suicide bombing after two decades is huge surprise.
Police in its press release stated that in police district Awantipora today attended a gruesome terror crime spot at Ladhu Mode Lethpora at about 1515 hours following an explosion by terrorists targeting a security forces’ convoy travelling from Jammu to Srinagar. One vehicle which was part of the convoy carrying CRPF Personnel bore the brunt of the blast resulting in multiple casualties. Exact number of casualties is being ascertained, sofar 33 fatal causalities have been confirmed. Injured have been shifted to hospitals for medical treatment.
Police has registered a case in the matter. Officers investigating this terror crime are at work to establish the full circumstances which led to the blast.
The press release further stated :
We condemn this gruesome terror attack and stand by the families of martyred and injured jawans at this critical juncture.
The man who carried out Thursday’s terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama that left 40 CRPF jawans dead has been identified as Adil Ahmad Dar.
Condemnations poured in from everyone.
Governor Satya Pal Malik too has strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama in which many CRPF personnel lost their lives.
He conveyed his grief and sincere sympathy to the families of the brave soldiers who had lost their lives in this attack and prayed for early recovery of all those injured in this gruesome attack.
Expressing serious concern about the terrorist attack on security forces Governor observed that the Forces responsible for insurgency in J&K are desperate and frustrated and they just want to prove their presence. Visibly it seems to be guided from across the Border as Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the responsibility.
What important personalities stated on huge attack in Pulwama
Today’s dastardly attack on crpf in Pulwama (J&K) is extremely painful and disturbing. I bow to each and every CRPF jawan who has sacrificed his life in service to the nation. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured: HM Shri Rajnathsingh
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 : PM Narendra Modi
“We won’t be discussing politics today because of the Pulwama attack. We shall now maintain two minutes of silence for the martyrs, Priyanka Gandhi said.
Condolences to all the families who lost their loved ones in today’s attack. Conflict has consumed immense number of lives. It is time for all the parties to initiate serious dialogue. #Time4Dialogue : Mehbooba Mufti, ex Chief Minister and PDP head
I condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms. My prayers for the injured & condolences to the families of the bereaved: Former JammuAndKashmir former CM , NC head Omar Abdullah on Pulwama attack.
This is unprecdented attack in thirty years of violence of Kashmir conflict.
Undoubtedly the violence has touched new dangerous levels in Kashmir.