New Delhi Dec 13, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while commemorating the sacrifice of the soldiers who lost their lives in the 2001 Parliament House terrorist attack paid homage to them on Tuesday.
PM Modi later on tweeted “Salutations to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the 2001 Parliament attack. Their bravery will never be forgotten.”
The Prime Minister placed a wreath at the photos of the deceased in Parliament House complex, mentioned Zee News.
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Five heavily armed terrorist infiltrated the parliament building in 2001 and began firing their arms during the time of Parliament session. Eleven persons including five policemen were killed during the attack.
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Five Delhi Police personnel, a woman Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official, two Parliament watch and ward staff, and a gardener were among those who lost their lives in the attack.
– prepared by Saptaparni Goon of NewsGram. Twitter: @saptaparni_goon