US sturdily condemned the heinous terror attack carried by Pakistan backed Jaish-e-Mohammad in Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama district that killed over 40 CPRF Jawans and wounded at least 44 other jawans.
The United States stands alongside India in confronting the terror and expressed solidarity with India. In a sturdily worded statement, the White House directed Pakistan to immediately end “safe haven” and “support” to the terrorists.
Holding Pakistan responsible for the attack, the White House secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said in a statement that US Condemns in the strongest terms the heinous attack by a Pakistan- Based terrorist group.
“This attack only strengthens our resolve to bolster counter- terrorism cooperation and coordination between the United States and India” Sanders said.
“The United States calls on Pakistan to end the support and safe heaven provided to all the terrorists groups operating on its soil, whose only goal is to sow chaos, violence and terror in the region” she added.
“Tragic news out of the Jammu & Kashmir, India today where a brutal terrorist attack took innocent lives. I strongly condemn this cowardly act and send my deepest condolences to the love ones of the #KashmirTerrorAttackVictims,” Pete Olson, a member of the House of Representatives from Texas wrote on Twitter.
The attack was also condemned separately, and individually, by a large number of the US lawmakers from both parties a re- affirmation of the resolve of the two nations to fight terrorism.