The terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district has taken the nation by storm. The attack which took place on Thursday is being regarded as the worst terror attack in Jammu-Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, report The Statesman.
A suicide bomber rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, killing at least 44 troopers and leaving the security establishment stunned.
Today, a string of Bollywood celebrities took to social media to condemn the attack.
Bollywood stars described it as “barbaric”, “tragic” and a “heinous crime against humanity”. They said they were heartbroken with the news of the attack.
Here’s what the celebrities tweeted:
Lata Mangeshkar: I condemn the terrorist attack in Jammu Kashmir’s Pulwama district. I would like to pay a tribute to the martyrs. I am with the families of these soldiers in this moment of grief.
Shah Rukh Khan: Heartfelt condolences to the families of our valiant jawans. May the souls of our countrymen who laid their lives down for us rest in peace.
Salman Khan: My heart goes out for the jawans of our beloved country and their families who lost their lives as martyrs to save our families… You stand for India.
Aamir Khan: I am heartbroken to read about the terrorist attack on our CRPF jawans in Pulwama. It’s so tragic. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the jawans who have lost their lives.
Ranveer Singh: Disgusted at the cowardly terror attack on the CRPF soldiers in Pulwama — my sincere condolences to the families of our brave jawans. Saddened. Angry.
Hrithik Roshan: Deeply grieved on hearing about the Pulwama attack. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the jawans martyred.
Rajkummar Rao: Pulwama terror attack is a heinous crime against humanity. My condolences go out to the families of our soldiers who have lost their lives. May our martyrs rest in peace and the perpetrators of the crime brought to justice.