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18 February 2019 Current Events Pulwama: Four army personnel including one civilian killed

Four army personnel including an army major were martyred in an exchange of fire with the Jaish terrorists. A civilian was also killed during the exchange of arms in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. The operation against the terrorists was launched after inputs were received regarding the presence of the militants there. A joint action between the Jammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary forces is being carried out. Four days ago i,e on February 14, 40 CRPF personnel were killed in an attack carried by a suicide bomber of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).


A day after its launch, Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train breaks down

Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, after a day of its launch broke down early on Saturday. It got stranded around 200 kilometres away from Delhi. The train has been brought back to New Delhi from Varanasi for its first commercial run which is going to take place on Sunday. The jamming of the breaks in the last coaches is considered as a reason behind the breakdown. The people on board were safely shifted to another train. Vande Bharat Express is expected to begin its commercial run from tomorrow.


Pulwama: Four army personnel including one civilian killed

Four army personnel including an army major were martyred in an exchange of fire with the Jaish terrorists. A civilian was also killed during the exchange of arms in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. The operation against the terrorists was launched after inputs were received regarding the presence of the militants there. A joint action between the Jammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary forces is being carried out. Four days ago i,e on February 14, 40 CRPF personnel were killed in an attack carried by a suicide bomber of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

A day after its launch, Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train breaks down

Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, after a day of its launch broke down early on Saturday. It got stranded around 200 kilometres away from Delhi. The train has been brought back to New Delhi from Varanasi for its first commercial run which is going to take place on Sunday. The jamming of the breaks in the last coaches is considered as a reason behind the breakdown. The people on board were safely shifted to another train. Vande Bharat Express is expected to begin its commercial run from tomorrow.

Pulwama Attack: At least 40 CRPF personnel martyred in a suicide attack

At least 40 CRPF personnel have been killed in a suicide bombing attack which was carried out on Thursday. A convoy of about 70 vehicles which was carrying nearly 2, 500 troops, to the Kashmir Valley was attacked by a car. The car overtook the convoy and rammed into the bus when there were 44 people on board. The car was carrying 300 -350 kg explosives. Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistan based Islamist group has taken the responsibility of the attack.




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