New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who lost their lives in a militant attack on their convoy in Pulwama in 2019, and said their bravery and supreme sacrifice motivate every Indian to work towards a strong and prosperous country, reported news agency PTI.
In the attack by militants in the south Kashmir district, 40 CRPF personnel were killed.
In a retaliatory strike, the Indian Air Force claimed to have carried out an airstrike in Pakistan’s Balakot on February 26, 2019, targeting militant camps.
Modi tweeted, “I pay homage to all those martyred in Pulwama on this day in 2019 and recall their outstanding service to our nation. Their bravery and supreme sacrifice motivates every Indian to work towards a strong and prosperous country.”