The 28-year-old Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami donated money to the families of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel killed in a deadly terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.
He stated that “When we play for our country they stand at the borders protecting it. We stand with the families of our jawans, we will always be there for them.”
The cricket fraternity from Indian captain Virat Kohli to VVS Laxman, condemn the attack and to send their condolences to the families of the martyrs. Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, VVS Laxman, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina and Mohammed Kaif took to Twitter and expressed their views.
“I’m shocked after hearing about the attack in Pulwama, heartfelt condolences to the martyred soldiers & prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured jawaans,” team India skipper Virat Kohli tweeted.
Ever since the news of the attack broke out, there has been an outpouring of grief from all over the country and across the world.