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Hundreds of locals gather to bid adieu to killed jawan in Varanasi

Hundreds of locals gathered at the ancestral home of killed CRPF jawan Ramesh Yadav in Milkipur, Varanasi to bid adieu to real hero. People from nearby village thronged in the village and did not sleep last night as they were waiting for the mortal remains of the jawan. Meanwhile, as many as 42 CRPF jawans were killed and dozens of others injured after an SUV with 350 kg of explosives hit a bus carrying the personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday. The vehicle was blown up by an improvised explosive device or IED explosion on Srinagar-Jammu highway in the Awantipora area of the district, a police official said.

Updated : 16 February 2019, 09:44 AM