The Russian Embassy in India on Thursday strongly condemned the attack on the 70-vehicle CRPF convoy in Pulwama district along the Jammu-Srinagar highway which martyred 37 soldiers and injured several others.
The Embassy of Russia said in its statement that it denounces terrorism in all its forms and added that it needs to be combated without any double standards.
The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama district, which claimed precious lives of 37 CRPF personnel and left numerous people injured.
We denounce terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and reiterate the need to combat these inhuman acts with decisive and collective response without any double standards.
May we express sincere condolences to the grieving families of the deceased and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.
On Thursday afternoon, an IED blast in the Pulwama district along the Jammu-Srinagar highway rocked the 70-vehicle convoy of CRPF jawans who were heading from Jammu back to Srinagar. A total of 37 CRPF jawans were martyred and several others were injured from the terror attack. Terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed the responsibility for the attack.
CRPF also issed a statement following the terror attack: