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Defence Minister Arun Jaitley condoles death of security personnel in Pulwama attack

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley condoled the death of eight security personnel who were martyred on Saturday as terrorists attacked a district police complex in Pulwama, J&K.


  |  Updated On : August 27, 2017 05:40 AM
Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley

New Delhi :  

Eight security personnel, including four CRPF jawans, were killed when terrorists carried out a suicide attack on a district police complex in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Saturday, triggering a massive gunfight in which the three attackers were killed.

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley condoled the death of security personnel on Saturday.

“My thoughts & prayers are with the families of J&K police & CRPF personnel martyred in the #pulwama encounter,” Jaitley tweeted.The terror strike took place at the crack of dawn when the police personnel living within the complex were taken out to safety.

With PTI inputs 

First Published: Sunday, August 27, 2017 05:18 AM
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