Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal while speaking to ANI on Friday. Photo/ANI
Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal while speaking to ANI on Friday. Photo/ANI

Our soldiers will give a strong reply to India's enemies: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

ANI | Updated: Feb 15, 2019 22:43 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 15 (ANI): Our soldiers will ensure that any forces which are inimical to India get a strong reply, said Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Friday.
Expressing his condolences to the families of soldiers who were martyred in Pulwama terror attack, Goyal told ANI: "Unfortunate event in which our soldiers made the supreme sacrifice for the country."
"I would like to express my condolences to the families of noble jawans. I pray God gives their families strength to bear the irreparable loss and pray for early recovery and good health of the injured jawans."
"Our armed forces and people of India are competent enough to give a befitting reply to such terror forces. Our jawans will ensure that any forces which are enemy of India get a strong reply. We all will continue to give confidence to them," the Union Minister said.
Nearly 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed after a suicide bomber attacked a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district with a vehicle laden with explosives.
The convoy comprised 78 buses in which around 2,500 personnel were travelling from Jammu to Srinagar. The slain personnel were in a bus which had 42 CRPF men on board.
JeM, a Pakistan-based terrorist group, has claimed the responsibility for the attack which left the bus extensively damaged in the blast.
After the dastardly terror strike, India demanded that the UN must ban JeM and its chief Masood Azhar who roams freely in Pakistan.
In a statement, India's External Affairs Ministry said that all UN member countries should support a proposal for proscribing Azhar as an international terrorist. (ANI)

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