At least 42 CRPF personnel were killed on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 80 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district that also left many critically wounded. 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. With teary eyes nation bid adieu to CRPF jawans as their mortal remains were put to flames.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said: “Those who spray bullets or those who provide guns and bombs to target our soldiers, will not be spared. We will not allow them to sleep in peace. India is a country of new traditions and new policies and the world will now experience it.”
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Mobile internet services were restored in Kashmir on Sunday, a day after they were suspended as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order, officials said.
Slogans of "Pakistan Murdabad" and "Pakistan terrorist" shouted in London during protest held to condemn #PulwamaTerroristAttack, earlier today.
Delhi: Candle light march being held at Connaught Place to pay tribute to the the CRPF jawans who lost their lives in Pulwama Terrorist Attacks on February 14.
Delhi: People in huge numbers gathered at India Gate to pay tribute to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in Pulwama Attack.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday described the Pulwama terror attack as an assault on the nation and said it was time that Pakistan be given a strong reply.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 20 lakh to the next of the kin of CRPF head constable Naseer Ahmed of district Rajouri who died in the Pulwama terror attack.
#JammuAndKashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 20 lakh to the next of the kin of CRPF Head Constable, Naseer Ahmed of district Rajouri. #PulwamaAttack. (File pic of J&K Governor) pic.twitter.com/j2SJvYjkXZ— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2019
Maharajganj: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets family of CRPF Constable Pankaj Kumar Tripathi who lost his life in Pulwama terror attack.
Pulwama martyrs sacrifice won't go in vain, says Amit Shah in Assam. “I pay my tributes to Assam's son Maneswar Basumatary, along with the other CRPF personnel. Their sacrifice won't go in vain as it's not the Congress government which is at the Centre, it is the BJP which is at the Centre,” Shah said.
Mortal remains of Major Chitresh Singh Bisht arrive at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. He lost his life yesterday while defusing an IED which was planted by terrorists across the LoC in Rajouri's Naushera sector in Jammu & Kashmir.
Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation has called for a state-wide shutdown today protesting against abuse faced by Kashmiris across India. There have been several reports on college students and traders being targeted. Meanwhile, there are reports that the NIA and IB teams are now focussing on the car that Adil Ahmad Dar drover that ill-fated day and rammed it into the CRPF convoy.
More than 200 people have donated blood at a blood donation camp in Shivamogga.
Karnataka: More than 200 people donated blood at a blood donation camp in Shivamogga today, to honour the @crpfindia personnel who lost their lives in #PulwamaAttack on February 14.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) February 17, 2019
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Shirdi’s Saibaba temple trust to give Rs 2.51 crore to kin of CRPF martyrs
The trust managing the famous Saibaba temple here in Maharashtra has announced a total financial aid of Rs 2.51 crore for the families of CRPF jawans martyred in the Pulwama terror attack, an official said. The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST)will give Rs 2.51 crore in financial assistance to the next of the kin of 40 soldiers killed in the February 14 terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir, its chairperson Suresh Haware told reporters. He said the trust strongly condemns the cowardly attack by terrorists and expressed the hope the government and armed forces will give a befitting reply to its perpetrators. The amount will be given to the martyrs' families after completing all necessary formalities, Haware added.
Indian doctors cancelled Pakistan visit for 13th SAARC summit
A delegation of Indian doctors has cancelled visit to Pakistan for the 13th SAARC-Association of Anaesthesiologists Congress in Lahore on March 7 in wake of Pulwama Attack. The conference is being organised by the Pakistan Society of Anaesthesiologist and Scientific Committee.