Kashmir, heavenly place in India turns into bloodshed once again. Militant rammed his explosive laden car into a vehicle carrying CRPF Jawans in Avantipora town of Pulwama. CRPF vehicle was a part of convoy that was transporting CRPF personnel. Jaish-e-Mohammad, Pakistani based Militant group, has claimed the responsibility of the suicide attack. They even issued pictures of the attacker on social media.
Precious 40 Jawans lost their life in this attack. The numbers of the dead may increase as many have been seriously injured. The attacker openly fired after ramming his vehicle into the CRPF vehicle. The injured have been admitted in nearby hospitals for treatment.
It is the second biggest suicide attack in the valley after 2000 Attack in Badami Bagh Cantt area in which Afaq Ahmed Shah blew himself in a Maruti car to attack 15 corps HQ killing 38 and wounding 40 people. Afaq Ahmed Shah, was a 12th standard student, though brainwashed. President of India, Prime Minister and many Indian leaders have condemned the attack in Kashmir.
The attack took place on Srinagar-Jammu Highway about 20km from Srinagar. This highway is usually heavily guarded. An NIA team with suitable forensic component will be reaching tomorrow for Forensic evaluation of the Scene of crime.
14 Feb 2019