Pulwama Terror Attack: CM Speaks To Odia Martyrs’ Families
Bhubaneswar: Expressing profound grief over the tragic death of two CRPF jawans from Odisha in Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed his deepest condolence to the bereaved families.
The Chief Minister spoke to the family members over the phone and observed a one-minute silence as a mark of respect to the brave soldiers.
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He also directed Health Minister Pratap Jena and Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera to visit the bereaved family members.
Over 40 CRPF personnel were killed and dozens injured on Thursday evening when a suicide bomber rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. It could be termed as the worst attack ever on the security personnel in Jammu & Kashmir as well as in the country after 2016 Pathankot attack.
Terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack. It also released a video clip of the suicide bomber, identified as Adil Ahmad Dar, which it claimed was shot before the young man carried out the attack.
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