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Pulwama Terror Attack: Complete List Of Martyred CRPF Jawans

From Tamil Nadu to Kerala and Karnataka in the south, and Assam, Odisha, and Jharkhand in the east, almost every state lost a braveheart in the deadly terror attack.

Pulwama Terror Attack: Complete List Of Martyred CRPF Jawans
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Pulwama Terror Attack: Complete List Of Martyred CRPF Jawans
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2019-02-16T12:16:22+05:30

40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were killed and several others injured after an explosives-laden vehicle rammed into a bus of the convoy at Awantipora, in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.

There were 70 vehicles in the convoy which was targeted by the vehicle being driven by a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist identified as Aadil Ahmad Dar. 80 kilogram of high-grade RDX explosive was used in the suicide attack. 

More than 2,500 CRPF personnel, many of them returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

While one of the martyred CRPF jawans belonged to Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, some belonged to Moga and Gurdaspur in Punjab. Two belonged to Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj and Bihar’s Bhagalpur. From Tamil Nadu to Kerala and Karnataka in the south, and Assam, Odisha and Jharkhand in the east, almost every state lost a braveheart in the deadly terror attack.

Names of the martyred CRPF jawans:

1. Naseer Ahmad (Jammu and Kashmir)
2. Jaimal Singh (Punjab)
3. Tilak Raj (Himachal Pradesh)
4. Rohitash Lamba (Rajasthan)
5. Vijay Soreng (Jharkhand)
6. Vasantha Kumar VV (Kerala)
7. Subramaniam G (Tamil Nadui)
8. Manoja Kumar Behera (Odisha)
9. GD Guru H (Karnataka)
10. Narayan Lal Gurjar (Rajasthan)
11. Mahesh Kumar (Uttar Pradesh)
12. Hemraj Meena (Rajasthan)
13. PK Sahoo (Odisha)
14. Sanjay Rajput (Maharashtra)
15. Koushal Kumar Rawat (Uttar Pradesh)
16. Pradeep Singh (Uttar Pradesh)
17. Shyam Babu (Uttar Pradesh)
18. Ajit Kumar Azad (Uttar Pradesh)
18. Maninder Singh Attri (Punjab)
19. Bablu Santra (West Bengal)
20. Ashvni Kumar Kaochi (Madhya Pradesh)
21. Nitin Shivaji Rathod (Maharashtra)
22. Bhagirath Singh (Rajasthan)
23. Virendra Singh (Uttarakhand)
24. Awadhesh Kumar Yadav (Uttar Pradesh)
25. Ratan Kumar Thakur (Bihar)
26.Sanjay Kumar Sinha (Bihar)
27. Jeet Ram (Rajasthan)
28. Mohan Lal (Uttarakhand)
29. Pradeep Kumar (Uttar Pradesh)
30.. Ram Vakeel (Uttar Pradesh)
31.. Pankaj Kumar Tripathi (Uttar Pradesh)
32. Ramesh Yadav (Uttar Pradesh)
33.Sukhjinder Singh (Punjab)
34.Kulwinder Singh (Punjab)
35.Amit Kumar (Uttar Pradesh)
36.Vijay Kr. Mourya (Uttar Pradesh)
37.C. Sivachandran (Tamil Nadu)
38.Sudip Biswas (West Bengal)
39.Maninder Singh Attri (Punjab)
40.Maneswar Bsumatari (Assam)

(With inputs from agencies)

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