Srinagar, February 15: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh on Friday lent a shoulder to mortal remains of a CRPF soldier, a day after the ghastly terror attack on Indian CRPF forces. At least 40 soldiers have been martyred and over a dozen seriously injured after a truck laden with explosives rammed into a CRPF vehicle part of the security forces convoy on Thursday in Kashmir's Pulwama district, Awantipora area. Pulwama Terror Attack: Here's What We Know So Far About The Suicide Attack That Killed 40 CRPF Jawans in Jammu And Kashmir.
Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the attack and named a local 20-year-old bomber named Adil Ahmed Dar from Pulwama, reported to have executed the attack. Pulwama Terror Attack: List of 42 Jawans on CRPF Bus Attacked By JeM in Jammu & Kashmir.
Watch Video of Rajnath Singh and Jammu & Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh lending a shoulder to a martyred jawan in Budgam.
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik also held a meeting with officials in Srinagar to review security measures in place.
After the attacks on convoy of 76th Battalion of the CRPF on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, the Union Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday appealed to members of international community to support the proposal to list terrorists, including JeM Chief, as a designated terrorist under 1267 Sanctions Committee of UN Security Council. It also sought the members to ban the terror organisations operating from territories controlled by Pakistan.