Saudi Arabia on Friday said it stood with India’s fight against terrorism and extremism and denounced as “cowardly” the suicide attack carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group in Jammu & Kashmir that killed at least 40 CRPF soldiers.
The strong condemnation came days ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s state visit to India next week for talks with the top Indian leadership.
At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed and many injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu & Kashmir when a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.
Strongly condemning the terror attack, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said Riyadh denounced the explosion that targeted a military convoy that killed a number of people and injured many others. Read More