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Pulwama terror attack: BJP leaders cancel all political programmes

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(Eds: Adding details) New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) All political programmes of BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah, scheduled for Friday have been cancelled following the terror attack on CRPF personnel in Kashmir. At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district. Modi was scheduled to address a rally in Itarsi in Madhya Pradesh and Shah was slated to attend different political events in Odisha and Chhattisgarh on Friday. These programmes have now been cancelled, party sources said. Top BJP leaders have been holding rallies and other political programmes in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls. PTI KR DV DV

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