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Pulwama terror attack: Rajnath holds meeting with J-K Governor, top officials

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A day after terror attack, on Friday held a meeting with and Governor and various other state officials to make a ground level assessment and review further operational actions in

Earlier in the day, Singh paid tribute to the deceased soldiers during the wreath-laying ceremony at in Budgam.

Soon after the attack, in which nearly 40 CRPF personnel were killed, the had assured, "The attack was carried out by backed Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). A strong reply will be given and I assure the people of the country this. The country pays tribute to the brave jawans who were martyred."

In the deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir, on Thursday the convoy of CRPF personnel was targeted by a suicide bomber of JeM in district on the Srinagar-Highway.

The convoy of 78 buses, in which around 2500 CRPF personnel were travelling from to Srinagar, came under attack at around 3.15 pm at Ladhu Modi Lethpora.

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First Published: Fri, February 15 2019. 16:53 IST