Pulwama Terror Attack: 40 CRPF personnel martyred, Jaish-e-Mohammed claims responsibility
Pulwama : At least 40 CRPF police personnel have been martyred in an IED blast that ripped through a vehicle they were travelling in. Several other officers have been injured in the attack.
Terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed the responsibility of the attack. As per information, the blast took off at around 3:40 PM.
According to news agency ANI, gunshots were reported from the area after the blast took place. The area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation is underway.
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This is the second attack on CRPF personnel within a week. On February 10, stone pelting was reported on the officers in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir after the army killed 5 terrorist in an encounter.
The bodies of all five terrorists killed in the encounter were recovered. However, their identities were not immediately ascertained.
Deadliest attack on forces in Kashmir kills 40 CRPF personnel— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) February 14, 2019
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