On February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, 20 km away from Srinagar, a CRPF convoy came under attack. An explosive-laden vehicle hit one of the buses in the convoy of 2,500 personnel and within minutes, 40 soldiers were killed in what became the worst terror attack in the state in the last few decades, and the deadliest against security forces in India.
Despite the horrific terror attack, the CRPF men are back to doing what they do the best – protecting thousands everyday in one of the most violent parts of India.
NDTV visted CRPF’s 118 batallion in Gund, about 70 km from Srinagar, to gain an insight into the lives of CRPF soldiers deployed in Jammu and Kashmir. Read More