The scene of the recent terror attack in Pulwama district in India (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on February 15 sent a message of condolences to Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj over a terror attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir state.

A car bomb attack occurred at 3:15pm (local time) on February 14, on a national highway near Lethpora village in Pulwama district, about 27km south of Srinagar city of Kashmir.

The death toll of the attack, targeting paramilitary troopers belonging to India’s Central Reserve Police Force, has risen to 40, while many others are reported to be wounded, according to local officials.–VNA