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Pulwama Attack; Nation pays tribute

Pulwama Attack; Nation pays tribute
Pulwama Attack; Nation pays tribute

India witnessed another ghastly attack on its security forces on 14th February in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir when a suicide bomber who has been identified as Adil Ahmed Dar gushed a Scorpio that contained 350kg of explosives into a bus full of Jawans.

The incident is said to have happened at 3.15 pm when the victims were travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, returning from leave.

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The suicide bomber, Adil Ahmed Dar, asserted to be inspired to become a suicide bomber after the Taliban ‘victory’ over US in Afghanistan.

The ambush received a worldwide attention as countries like the US on Friday firmly condemned the attack as planned by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

The Central Reserve Police Force resurfaced with a solid response, saying “Won’t forgive, won’t forget”, “Pulwama attack would be avenged”.

The central government has called for an immediate meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the highest decision making body of the government, later today, to decide about the further course of action.

The entire nation has come together to retaliate against the gruesome incident taken in different ways, be it candle march, Naarebaazi or tweets, to express their anger and grief. Students from various DU colleges have demonstrated their concerns in the form of a few minutes silence to pay condolences to the martyrs. Some colleges even planned to go on candle marches.

The Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met the envoys of P-5 nations and various ambassadors aiming to isolate Pakistan globally because of its alleged hand in the attacks.

The Prime Minister and other security personnel gathered at the Palam Airport yesterday to pay tributes to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the attack. Even Rahul Gandhi came to pay condolences.

The Prime Minister, politicians, the film industry amongst others expressed their feelings about the incident and paid condolences.

People are now Demanding a ban on (#TheKapilSharmaShow), Following @sherryontopp‘s Comment on #PulwamaTerrorAttack He Said, “For a handful of people, can you blame the entire nation and can you blame an individual?”

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