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Pulwama terror attack: IAF plane brings bodies of slain CRPF men to Delhi

Forty CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pulwama terror attack
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with J & K Governor Satya Pal Malik pays tribute to the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, at the CRPF camp in Budgam | Photo: PTI

A military plane carrying the mortal remains of the men killed in a terror attack in arrived on Friday evening, officials said.

The bodies were received by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and senior officials of the at the Palam Technical area, they said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal are among those likely to pay their last respects to the personnel at the airport.

Forty CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. A Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in district.

First Published: Fri, February 15 2019. 20:10 IST
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