A look at one month of Pulwama attack


Feb 14 On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora (near Awantipora) in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the deaths of 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)[a] personnel and the attacker. The responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed.
Feb 15 Curfew was imposed in Jammu city as a precautionary measure
Feb 16 Pakistan denies his country involvement in the incident
Feb 17 Reports of Kashmiri people being targeted have emerged from other parts of the country, prompting the central government to issue an advisory to the states to ensure their safety
Feb 18 Pakistan-based outfit’s Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants fired upon security forces.Four soldiers, including a Major-rank officer, and a civilian have been killed in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Feb 19 Pakistan PM Imran Khan had, said the Indian government should engage in talks and discussion and warned that Pakistan will retaliate if India considers attack.
Feb 20 “We stopped the trade for two days because of curfew in Jammu, but now trucks are again ready to move on February 21,” said a senior official of Industries and Commerce in Poonch.
Feb 21 The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved air travel for all the personnel of the Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF), which includes the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Feb 22 Pakistan military to India: We are not preparing for war, but do not mess with us.The UNSC including China strongly condemned Pulwama attack.
Feb 23 Trump referred to the possibility of a strong response from India in the wake of the terrorist attack.“India is looking at something very strong.

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