Lucknow: Strongly condemning the terror attack in Srinagar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday announced Rs 20 lakh assistance to the family of CRPF jawan Awadh Bihari Singh, who was killed in the attack.

He conveyed his sympathy to the families of bereaved jawans, Akhilesh said that Rs 20 lakh would be given to the family members of Singh, who hailed from Jalaun district in UP, an official spokesman said in Lucknow.

Singh was among the five CRPF jawans who were killed in the suicide attack by two militants on their camp in Bemina area of in Srinagar on Wednesday.

The two assailants were shot dead in retaliatory action by the security forces.


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