Pulwama Attack- Death Toll Mounts to 45

February 14

Fourty five paramilitary troops were killed and at least thirty others were injured, and a bus of CRPF they were travelling in was damaged in a car bomb attack along Srinagar-Jammu highway in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

Confirming the attack, A Police official told The Kashmiriyat that around 3:15 pm, militants rammed a car into the CRPF bus triggered off an intensive blast.

Following the blast the traffic has been suspended on the highway as forces cordon off the entire area and launched searches.

Meanwhile Militant outfit, Jaish e Muhammad has claimed the responsibility of the attack, saying, “Adil Ahmed of Gandibagh, Pulwama carried out the deadly attack.”

Author: News Desk