CRPF pays tribute

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday paid tributes to the 40 troopers killed in a suicide attack on this day in 2019.

The troopers of CRPF were killed when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive laden car into a security forces convoy in the Lethpora area of Pulwama district on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.

D.S. Chaudhary, Additional Director General (ADG) CRPF led the officers and troops in paying tributes at the martyrs’ memorial at Lethpora.

Floral wreaths were laid at the memorial.

The ADG said that the endeavour of the CRPF is to maintain peace in the Valley and not let the sacrifices of their personnel go in vain.

Tensions between India and Pakistan reached a new high in the aftermath of the Lethpora suicide attack.

India responded to the attack by bombing facilities deep inside Pakistan in the Balakote area on February 26, 2019. (IANS)

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