Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik talks to the families of Odia CRPF jawans martyred in terrorist attack in Pulwama of Jammu And Kashmir. CM Patnaik announced Rs 10 lakh assistance to each of the families.
CM Patnaik sends State Fiance Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera and Health Minister Pratap Jena to martyrs’ houses .
It should be noted that Forty five CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.
Two Odia jawans have also attained the martyrdom during the attack. The slain jawans have been identified as Prasanna Kumar Sahu of 61 Battalions of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a resident of Shikhar village under Naugaon police limits and Manoj Kumar Behera of Ratanpur in Niali of Cuttack district.