Security personnel carry out rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir
Security personnel carry out rescue and relief work in Pulwama. | PTI
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Kathmandu: Protests were held at various places on Saturday in Nepal over Pulwama terror attack in which 40 security personnel were killed.

Hundreds of people gathered at Parsa, Majottari Rupandehi and other adjoining districts staged demonstration, condemning the attack and expressing solidarity with India, according to officials.

Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on February 14 in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) rammed a vehicle carrying a huge quantity of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

Meanwhile, the staff members working in the Indian Mission in Nepal donated their one day salary for the fallen soldiers.

“We have decided to donate our one day salary for the family members of the deceased soldiers who were deliberately targeted for doing their job.

“Around hundred people, who are currently working in the Indian Embassy, have made the contribution because we firmly believe that terrorism cannot be justified in any way and we are with our Indian friends,” said an Indian Embassy staffer.

A candle light vigil was also observed on Friday.


Also read: BSF brought back to Kashmir Valley in wake of ‘extraordinary situation’


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  1. There are civilisational bonds between India and Nepal. Felt deeply saddened to read that Nepal, which is planning to construct a national rail network, has decided that the width of the track will be modelled on China, which is a little narrower than India’s broad gauge. Recall the blockade, which came between the devastating earthquake and the onset of a harsh winter.

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