UP: Rs 20 lakh each announced for kin of Pampore martyrs from state

Eight jawans were killed when two terrorists attacked CRPF convoy in Pampore district on June 25.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: June 28, 2016 8:34:22 pm
Pampore attack, pampore jawans, pampore martyrs, martyrs, pampore attack up, up, up cm, up cm akhilesh yadav, yadav, akhilesh, pampore slain, up news, india news Srinagar: Eight CRPF men were killed and 22 others injured after militants ambushed a CRPF convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Pampore. CM Akhilesh yadav announced a financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh each to the kin of five of the dead jawans who were from UP. PTI Photo by S Irfan/File Photo

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced a financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh each to the kin of five CRPF jawans hailing from Uttar Pradesh, who were killed in an ambush by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

“The Chief Minister has announced all possible help to the family members of the CRPF jawans killed in terrorist attack in Pampore district and said the country salutes their martyrdom,” an official spokesman said here.

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Eight jawans were killed when two terrorists attacked CRPF convoy in Pampore district on June 25.

Five of the slain jawans – Kailash Kumar Yadav (Unnao), Sanjay Kumar (Jaunpur), Veer Singh (Firozabad), Satish Chandra (Meerut), and Rajesh Kumar (Allahabad) – hailed from the state.

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