Forty four CRPF jawans martyred at Awantipora town of Pulwama district in a suicide bomb attack on the troop of CRPF.
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) a Pakistan based terrorist group has taken the responsibility of the attack. Their member Adil Hussain Dar, who was resident of Pulwama district rammed his SUV into the 55 seater CRPF bus.
The army officials observed 80KG of high end RDX was used in the suicidal attack, however JeM claimed 350 KG of explosive.
The attack was worse in last 20 years, in 2001 the car bomber attacked at the secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir and claimed life of 38 jawans.
Gulam Dar, Father of Adil Hussain Dar said that Adil disappeared in March 2016 and later they came to know that he joined the terrorist group. In the same year 2016 his elder brother Manjur Ahmad Dar was also get killed due to terrorist activities.
Friday at Palam airport, PM Narendra Modi with Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi and other Senior officials paid tribute to the martyrs.
Soon after the incident took place, all parties including the opposition leaders, came together and sought for strong action against the terrorism. In the cabinet committee meeting, army have been now given full freedom to act against anti national forces and activities.
Government is committed to isolate Pakistan from international community, and they will take all possible diplomatic steps to isolate, said Arun Jaitley.
International community came in support of India and Balochistan National Congress ask to cut diplomatic ties, reported ANI.
Iran also came in support of India.
NRI held protest at London.