Several leaders, across the party line condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Saturday, killing one personnel of Indian Air Force.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, in a post on X, said that those responsible for the atrocious act will face the full force of justice.
“I vehemently denounce the cowardly assault on the @IAF_MCC convoy in Poonch by terrorists, resulting in injuries to four courageous Air Force personnel. Wishing them a swift and complete recovery. Those responsible for this atrocious act will face the full force of justice,” the Assam CM said.
Aam Adami Party leader and Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj also condemned the attack, calling it “despicable, shameful and cowardly act of the terrorists”.
“Very sad news is coming from Poonch that terrorists have attacked an Air Force convoy, in which some brave Indian soldiers have been injured and one soldier has been martyred. This is a very despicable, shameful and cowardly act of the terrorists,” he said, in a Hindi post on X.
He also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured soldiers.
“I pray to God that our injured soldiers get well soon. Tribute to the martyred soldier, everyone stands with his family,” he said.

The incident, which took place at Sanai village, resulted in the injured personnel being promptly transported to the Command Hospital in Udhampur, where unfortunately, one of them passed away due to his injuries.
Following the attack, the local Rashtriya Rifles unit initiated cordon and search operations in the vicinity, with support from the Army and police, to track down the perpetrators.
The IAF confirmed the incident through a tweet, stating that the targeted convoy had been secured, and emphasising the ongoing investigation.
“An Indian Air Force vehicle convoy was attacked by terrorists in the Poonch district,” officials said.
The vehicles have been secured inside the air base in the general area near Shahsitar.
Congress President Malikarjun Kharge and party MP Rahul Gandhi also extended condolences over the death of personnel of the Indian Air Force.
“Deeply pained by the cowardly terror attack on the IAF vehicle in Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir. We strongly and unequivocally condemn this dastardly terror attack and join the nation in standing together against terrorism,” Kharge said in a post on X.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also extended condolences over the death of personnel of the Indian Air Force.
Condemning the attack by terrorists on the Air Force’s convoy, Rahul Gandhi in a post on X, wrote, “The cowardly terrorist attack on our Army convoy in Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir is extremely shameful and sad.” (ANI)