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PM Narendra Modi, others, pay final respects to martyred CRPF personnel

40 CRPF personnel lost their lives when a terrorist rammed an explosive-laden SUV into a bus in a convoy carrying troopers in J&K's Awantipora.

Zee Media Bureau | Feb 15, 2019, 22:23 PM IST

40 CRPF personnel lost their lives when a terrorist rammed an explosive-laden SUV into a bus in a convoy carrying troopers in J&K's Awantipora.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with hands folded and his head bowed, paid his final respects to the 40 martyred CRPF personnel who were targeted by a terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed.  (PTI Photo)

 

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PM Modi, who has assured that the sacrifices won't go in vain, arrived at Delhi's Palam airport where the bodies of the martyred personnel were brought from J&K. The bodies were then sent to the native places. (PTI Photo)

 

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Others who were present and offered their final respects included Home Minister Rajnath Singh. (PTI Photo)

 

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was also present.  (PTI Photo)

 

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi offered his respects. Among others here were union minister Rajnath Singh, the three chiefs of India's armed forces, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and top CRPF officials. (PTI Photo)

 

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The attack has been widely condemned in India and the world over. India has launched a diplomatic offensive against Pakistan for supporting and sheltering JeM and other terror outfits. (Reuters Photo)

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