Tributes paid to 40 CRPF jawans on 3rd anniv of Pulwama attack

Srinagar: Rich tributes were paid to the 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on the 3rd anniversary of Lethpora suicide attack during which 40 personnel of the force were killed on this day in 2019. Additional Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Daljit Singh Chawdhary laid a wreath on the memorial to commemorate the day at Lethpora in south Kashmir district of Pulwama. On the occasion he said the “sacrifices will bear fruits.

” Chowdhary while speaking to the mediapersons after laying a wreath on the memorial at Lethpora CRPF Headquarters said “February 14 is a day to commemorate together to pay homage to the valiant jawans who laid down their lives in the line of duty”.

“We remember the sacrifices of those “Veer Jawans” and pay tribute with the core of our heart to those who sacrificed their lives for the country”, Chowdhary said. “Our effort is to have peace and security in the whole region and our sacrifices will bear fruits,” he said. Army’s Srinagar based Chinar Corps also paid tributes to CRPF me.

“Chinar Corps salutes brave soldiers who sacrificed their life in Pulwama attack. We pay tribute to our fallen heroes . we remember, we will not forget”, Chinar Corp said in a tweet. On February 14, 2019 a local suicide bomber Adil Dar of Jaish-e-Mohammad rammed his explosive-laden car into CRPF bus at Lethpora Pulwama leaving 40 personnel of the force dead. The attack was followed by Balakote air strikes. A day later Pakistan retaliated and it triggered a brief dogfight. The Pulwama attack had brought India and Pakistan at the brink of war.

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