New Delhi, Feb 15: The Congress on Friday strongly condemned the Pulwama terror attack and said that the entire opposition stood with the security forces and the government.
“This is a terrible tragedy. This type of violence done against our soldiers is absolutely disgusting. The entire opposition will stand together with our jawans and our Government. No force can divide or break this country”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi stated while addressing a press conference with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Meanwhile, the former Prime Minister said “Today is the day of mourning. Our country has lost close to 40 armed forces jawans and our foremost duty is to convey to their families that we are with them. We shall never compromise with the terrorist forces”.
“The Congress party stands in full support of our jawans and their families. We will do all that is necessary to keep this nation united”, he added.
In a gruesome attack, nearly 40 CRPF troopers were killed in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.