At least, 40 CRPF jawans were killed, when a car loaded with over 200 kg of explosives reportedly rammed into a CRPF bus on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said.
The attack has left the nation in mourning with a huge number of Bollywood celebrities taking to social media to condemn the dastardly act.
Amitabh Bachchan to donate Rs 5 lakh
Among the stars was veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who after condemning the attack on Twitter, will now, as per reports, be donating Rs 5 lakh to each of the families of the martyred jawans.
Big B’s spokesperson confirmed the news, saying: “Yes, Mr Bachchan will be giving Rs 5 lakh to each of the martyr’s families and is currently finding out the correct process to do so.”
On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan is gearing up for the release of Badla. Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, Badla marks the reunion of Amitabh Bachchan with Taapsee Pannu after Pink. The movie is produced by Shah Rukh Khan.