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Pulwama attack: Modi, Rahul pay tribute to killed jawans in Delhi

Security forces given full freedom, says PM Modi after Cabinet Committee on Security meet over Pulwama terror attack

BS Web Team  | New delhi 

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Security personnel carry out the rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019
Security personnel carry out the rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Photo: PTI

Prime Minister and Congress President Rahul Gandhi paid his last respects to the personnel killed in the at the Palam technical area on Friday evening by placing a wreath. The bodies of the slain troopers reached Delhi's Palam air force area on Friday evening. Modi placed a wreath on a platform placed before the coffins carrying the mortal remains of the troopers.

In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, at least 40 personnel were killed in a suicide attack in Pulwama district on Thursday.

The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility for the attack. The suicide bomber has been identified as Adil Ahmed, who officials said joined the Jaish in 2018.


Modi termed the incident despicable and asserted that the sacrifice of the security personnel will not go in vain. Countries from across the globe condemned the act saying that they stand with India in combating the menace of terrorism.

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