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Virender Sehwag offers to take care of education of Pulwama terror attack martyrs' children

File photo of Virender Sehwag. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 16, 2019, 06.39 PM (IST)

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag has offered to take care of the educational expenses of children of all the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel martyred in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama terrorist attack

A suicide car bomber rammed an explosive-laden Mahindra Scorpio into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary CRPF personnel February 14. 

The attack left over 40 people dead and injured dozens. 

"Nothing we can do will be enough, but the least I can do is offer to take complete care of the education of the children of our brave CRPF jawans martyred in #Pulwama in my Sehwag International School @SehwagSchool, Jhajjar. Saubhagya hoga," Sehwag wrote on his twitter handle. 

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Sehwag had expressed grief earlier on the incident and wrote a condolence message for the family of the deceased soldiers with a hashtag #SudharJaaoWarnaSudhaarDenge

His tweet read, "Really pained by the cowardly attack on our CRPF in J&K in which our brave men have been martyred." 

"No words are enough to describe the pain.  I wish a speedy recovery to those injured," the tweet added. 

Also Read: Cricket fraternity condemn terrorist attack on CRPF convoy in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama

Star boxer Vijender Singh, who is employed with Haryana Police, is donating a month's salary. 

"I'm donating my one month's salary for the martyrs of #PulwamaTerrorAttack and want everyone to come forward and support the families. It is our moral duty to always standby them and make them feel proud of their sacrifices. Jai Hind," the Olympic medallist said.