Blast kills 40 in India terror attack

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Dozens of Indian security personnels have been killed and many more injured in an attack on their convoy in Jammu and Kashmir.

Terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack. 

According to reports, the terrorists triggered a car bomb while the convoy of 78 CRPF vehicles was passing through the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Goripora area. 

In a Tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack, writing: "The sacrifices of our brave security personnel shall not go in vain."

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