Indian cricket fraternity is furious and vented their anger out on social media after 40 Jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred in the terrorist attack that took place in Jammu Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.
Many of the stars conveyed their condolences to the families, prayers for the injured and the need to hit back at the perpetrators.
Reacting to the horrific incident, former Indian cricketer and Bharat Ratna awardee, Sachin Tendulkar sent out a strong message thus condemning the dastardly terror attack in Pulwama.
Taking to Twitter, he wrote: ‘Cowardly, dastardly, meaningless…… my heart goes out to the families of those who lost their loved ones and prayers for the recovery of those brave hearts in hospital. Salute to your commitment to “Service and Loyalty”
Cowardly, dastardly, meaningless…… my heart goes out to the families of those who lost their loved ones and prayers for recovery of those brave hearts in hospital. Salute to your commitment to “Service and Loyalty” @crpfindia!
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 15, 2019
Other than Tendulkar, members of the current Indian cricket team in the likes of KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik and Krunal Pandya have taken to social media in order to express their concern and anger over the incident.
Here are their tweets:
Heartfelt condolences to the families of our brave #CRPF jawaans who lost their lives in the terrible & cowardly #Pulwama attack.
Deeply saddened and angered by this news and all my prayers to the families of these brave men. pic.twitter.com/hQxgdRMc0k
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) February 15, 2019
Deeply saddened on the loss of our brave CRPF jawans. My thoughts and prayers to their families affected.🙏
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) February 15, 2019
Very disturbed after hearing the news of one of the worst terror attacks in J&K. Strongly condemn this act. My heart goes out to all the CRPF jawans who lost their lives.
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) February 15, 2019
Disturbed by the incident in #Pulwama. My thoughts are with the families and friends of our brave CRPF jawans, who laid down their lives for the country. Let’s all do our bit to help the families during their dark hours and remember the soldiers in our prayers.
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) February 15, 2019
Shocked and upset by the horrifying incident in #Pulwama. My deepest condolences to the loved ones of our martyred soldiers. Let's all keep them in our prayers.
— Krunal Pandya (@krunalpandya24) February 15, 2019