Pulwama terror attack: Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan condemn 'cowardly act'
Calling it a "cowardly act", Bollywood celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and others expressed shock over the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that killed 44 CRPF personnel on 14 February.
In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir's three decades of militancy, a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bus in Pulwama district, killing 44 personnel and leaving many critically wounded.
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
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) February 14, 2019
Actor Rishi Kapoor termed the attack "shameful, shocking, reprehensible".
Shameful shocking reprehensible . Absolute act of cowardice. Perpetrators of this heinous crime cannot be be friends with people of Kashmir. We stand by the bereaved families. — Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 14, 2019
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.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 14, 2019
Ranveer Singh said he was disgusted by the "cowardly terror attack on CRPF soldiers in Pulwama.
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) February 14, 2019
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. — PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 14, 2019
"What has happened in Pulwama is very sad. My prayers are with the families of soldiers who have lost their dear ones. Their loss is irreparable. Words will fall short to express our anger for this kind of heinous act. As far as the anger of the people is concerned, I can say the government will take the right decision and we all should have faith in the government and support it in such circumstances, Manoj Bajpayee told Press Trust of India.
Updated Date: Feb 17, 2019 16:34:58 IST