The students of Dharmanagar Government HS schools in Tripura on Friday observed two minute silence to pay homage to the 44 martyred soldiers in the deadliest Pulwama attack.
The students also paid homage to the martyrs by lighting a candle and carrying the photos of the CRPF jawans in their hand.
At least 44 CRPF jawans, including one from Assam, were killed on Thursday evening in Pulwama district’s Awantipora town, in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.
The biggest attack since the Uri Army camp strike of September 18, 2016, following which surgical strikes were conducted in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, terrorists targeted a CRPF convoy, which was moving from Jammu to Srinagar.
Reportedly, two jawans were also in the vehicle that was travelling from the transit camp in Jammu and headed to Srinagar.
According to information the martyred jawan hailing from Assam namely M Basumatary of 98th Battalion was in the convoy consisting of 78 vehicles carrying 2,547 CRPF jawans.
He was in the vehicle bearing registration number HR-49-F-0637.
However, another jawan – Pabitra Barman, who hails from Assam’s Bongaigaon district, who was also in the convoy is safe.
The deadly terror attack took place at around 3.15 pm in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir where at least 42 jawans were martyred.
According to police sources, a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle around 3.15 pm, taking the security forces completely by surprise.