One year of Pulwama Attack: Suicide Bombing that still questions border security
Jammu: A year ago the biggest terrorist attack that changed the scenario of security forces. It was an attack on group of CRPF personnels. A group of Army men were going by Bus and faced this accident. In this brutal attck 40 Jawans of CRPF lost their lives.
Jaish bomber Adil Ahmed Dar, 20, rammed a SUV loaded with 350 kilograms of explosives into one of the buses — carrying 35-40 troopers — out of a 78-vehicle CRPF convoy.
On February 14 last year, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in the attack.
After this attack, huge changes done in system of security. The government claimed that all the terrorist installations of Jaish-e-Mohammad have been destroyed in retaliation by India. However, many questions also arose regarding the Pulwama attack. The then Governor said that some intelligence inputs were received before this incident which was ignored.
PM pays his tribute:
On the one year completion of Pulwama atack PM Narendra Modi pays his tribute to Martyrs of Pulwama. He tweeted, “Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year. They were exceptional individuals who devoted their lives to serving and protecting our nation. India will never forget their martyrdom.”
Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year. They were exceptional individuals who devoted their lives to serving and protecting our nation. India will never forget their martyrdom.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 14, 2020
Changes after Pulwama Attack:
Now, the convoy of Army Personnels travels through air route not by road. Also, The CRPF Jawans provided with the facility of free journey from Delhi. Air India gives them free passes to travel.
Now the movement of soldiers is in coordination with other security forces and army.
The process of making vehicles carrying soldiers bullet-proof has been speeded up, Jaish-e-Mohammed’s self-styled chief Kari Yasir killed last month.
Air Force bombed terrorist camps in Balakot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti, Pakistan on 26 February 2019.