Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday paid tribute to CRPF soldiers who lost their lives in the Pulwama terror attack, at the wreath-laying ceremony at CRPF camp in Budgam.

Nearly 40 CRPF personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Pulwama

district on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Thursday.

Accompanied by Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and Army's Northern Command Chief Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, the Home Minister also lend a shoulder to mortal remains of a CRPF soldier.

The Home Minister arrived here in the wake of the dastardly attack in Pulwama. He will hold review meetings with senior security and police officials to make a ground level assessment and review further operational actions.

Earlier, the Home Minister has said, "The attack was carried out by Pakistan backed Jaish-e-Mohammed. A strong reply will be given and I assure the people of the country this. The country pays tribute to the brave jawans who were martyred." (ANI)

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