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Indian Cricketing Fraternity Lose Their Cool After The Pulwama Attack
By CricShots - Feb 15, 2019 11:44 am
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On Thursday, the terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama district has left the Indian people in a state of utter shock and anguish. More than 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred and a lots of them were injured after terrorists attacked an army convoy with an immense amount of explosives. According to the reports, the well-known terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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A deadly attack took place in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir

Following the dreadful incident, the netizens expressed their anger and grief on social media. Several Indian cricketers took to their official Twitter account to condemn this shameful act of Terrorists. They also expressed the concerns for the affected families of the martyrs.

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Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has openly challenged Pakistan stating that now a conversation with the neighboring country has to be on the battlefield.

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Former cricketer and skipper Virender Sehwag paid homage to the martyred soldiers and their families. He also wished for a speedy recovery of the injured CRPF personnel.

Current Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan too was left disturbed with the news of this unfortunate incident.

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman also condemned the unfortunate incident in Kashmir.

The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli also expressed his condolences, as he tweeted, “I’m shocked after hearing about the attack in Pulwama, heartfelt condolences to the martyred soldiers & prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured jawaans.”

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According to initial reports, two buses of the CRPF convoy were targeted in the attack and even gunshots were also heard after the IED blast. Reports also suggest that three battalions of CRPF with as many as 2,500 soldiers were being shifted in the convoy.