Jammu: Death toll of CRPF Jawans in Pulwama Attack touches 30, likely to increase further as many are still critical .
The militants rammed the car into the CRPF bus that triggered off an intensive blast on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of the district, thus leaving 30 CRPF men dead and 46 others injured.
The convoy was on its way from Jammu to Srinagar. The injured personnel have been shifted to nearby hospital. The terror group, Jaish-e-Mohammed has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.
Various leaders including Vice President M Venkaih Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, and Piyush Goyal have condemned the attack.
PM Narendra Modi strongly condemns Pulwama Attack, says the sacrifices of the brave security personnel shall not go in vain. The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the brave martyrs.Spoke to Home Minister Rajnath Singh Ji and other top officials regarding the situation in the wake of the attack in Pulwama says PM. CM Naveen Patnaik strongly condemn attacks on @crpfindia jawans in Pulwama district of Jammu And Kashmir, expresses condolences to the bereaved families.