PULWÀMA ATTACK LIVE UPDATES
40 CRPF personnel were martyred in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. India held Pakistan directly responsible for the worst-ever terrorist attack in J&K. The government has said that terrorists will pay heavy price for attack.
He was on phone when blast took place: Slain jawan’s wife
The final phone call made by CRPF jawan Pradeep Singh Yadav, who was killed in Pulwama terror attack on Thursday, was to his wife Neeraj Devi. He was on the phone and talking to his wife when the suicide bomber rammed his SUV into the CRPF convoy, killing him and many of his colleagues.
09:17 (IST), FEB 16
Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria arrives in Delhi for consultations with senior officials and leadership, reports ANI quoting sources
Proud of his sacrifice, says family of martyr Vasantha Kumar
Kumar’s family got phone calls from his colleagues in Kashmir late on Thursday night saying that he was part of the convoy that came under attack. Though distraught by his sudden demise, family members said that they were proud of his sacrifice.