From Amitabh Bachchan to Lata Mangeshkar and Shah Rukh Khan, a string of Bollywood celebrities took to social media to condemn the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, which killed 45 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers.
Bollywood stars described it as “barbaric”, “tragic” and a “heinous crime against humanity”. They said they were heart broken with the news of the attack, which took place on Thursday.
In the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989, a suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his SUV packed with explosives into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pulwama district, killing at least 45 troopers and leaving the security establishment stunned.
Here’s what the celebrities have tweeted:
Amitabh Bachchan: Distressed… Disturbed.
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 …read more