WATCH: "Forces Have Been Given A Free Hand", Says PM Narendra Modi In Strong Warning To Pakistan After Dastardly Terror Attack On CRPF In Pulwama

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PM Narendra Modi on Friday gave a strong statement backing the forces and expressing full confidence in them after a terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14 lead to 37 soldiers martyrdom.

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

PM Narendra Modi on Friday gave a strong statement warning Pakistan after the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14 leading to 37 soldiers' martyrdom.

He also backed the forces and expressed full confidence in them  He also expressed condolence for the martyrs' families. 

"I express my condolences to those martyred in the attack. They laid their lives for the country. Mine and entire nation's condolences are with the families of the soldiers martyred in the attack. Due to this attack, I understand that the blood of people is boiling. I understand that it is natural to have a feeling of doing something about it. The forces have been given free hand," he said. 

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On Thursday evening, Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammed carried an attack on a CRPF convoy leading to the deaths of 37 soldiers on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.  The convoy carrying soldiers from various battalions of the CRPF was targeted by the terrorists. At least five soldiers were injured in the attack.

As per CRPF sources, 100 kg of explosives were used in IED blast.

A 12-member team of the NIA will conduct a probe on the attack on Friday. 

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The attack has elicited condemnation from countries across the globe. 

The United Nations chief spokesperson Stephane Dujarric de la Rivière expressed his solidarity with India and wished recovery for all the injured. 

"We strongly condemn today's attack in Jammu and Kashmir in the Pulwama district and express our deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and Indian government and people of India. We wish a speedy recovery to those injured and call for those behind the attack to be brought to justice," said the spokesperson of UN Secretary-General.

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