Death of at least 44 CRPF personnel in Pulwama when a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the bus they were travelling in has shook our country. This is one of the worst terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir in recent years.
Bollywood celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra and others expressed shock over the terror attack and called it a “cowardly act”.
Ranveer Singh said he was disgusted by the “cowardly terror attack on CRPF soldiers in Pulwama. “Disgusted at the cowardly terror attack on the #CRPF soldiers in #Pulwama. My sincere condolences to the families of our brave jawans. Saddened. Angry,” he said in a tweet.
Alia also tweeted, “The Pulwama attack is despicable. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyrs. I pray for the recovery of the injured.”
Shah Rukh Khan wrote, “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. #Pulwama.”
“Deeply grieved on hearing about the Pulwama attack. My heartfelt condolences to the families of the Jawans martyred,” wrote Hrithik Roshan.
Actor Priyanka Chopra said, “Absolutely shocked by the attack in #Pulwama...Hate is NEVER the answer!!! Strength to the families of the martyred jawans and the CRPF soldiers injured in the attack.”
Akshay Kumar said the incident should not be forgotten. “Numb beyond belief at the dastardly terror attack on CRPF soldiers in Pulwama. May God give peace to their souls and strength to their grieving families. Wishing the injured a speedy recovery. We can’t let this be forgotten,” he said in a a tweet.
“My heart goes out for the jawans of our beloved country and their families who lost their lives as martyrs to save our families... #YouStandForIndia,” wrote Salman Khan.
Farhan Akhtar also took to Twitter to express his anger. “Just learnt of the horrific and cowardly terror attack in Pulwama. Disgusted and saddened.
United in grief with families of the CRPF jawans who lost their lives. My deepest condolences to them,” he wrote.
Veteran actor Shabana Azmi called the terror attack a “heinous” crime. “Will there be no let to these heinous attacks? These mindless killings. This utter disregard for human lives? Extremely shocking news coming from Pulwama. I strongly condemn the worst terror attack on CRPF convoy and stand united with the grieving families (sic),” she wrote on Twitter.
Actor Rishi Kapoor termed the attack “shameful, shocking, reprehensible”. “Absolute act of cowardice. Perpetrators of this heinous crime cannot be friends with people of Kashmir. We stand by the bereaved families,” he wrote on the microblogging website.
Many other celebrities too took to Twitter to share their disgust over the horrific terror attack.