UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tweet on Pulwama attack irks India

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UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn tweet on Pulwama attack irks India

LONDON - Indians have been irked after Labour Party leader in the UK, Jeremy Corbyn posted tweet on Twitter about the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans on February 14.

In his tweet, Corbyn wrote, "I'm alarmed by the violence that killed 44 people in Kashmir. @UKLabour sends condolences to families who lost loved ones.

We stand with the people of Kashmir and in government, we will work towards negotiations and a political resolution."

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I'm alarmed by the violence that killed 44 people in Kashmir. @UKLabour link sends condolences to families who lost loved ones.

We stand with the people of Kashmir and in government we will work towards negotiations and a political resolution. 10:33 PM - Feb 15, 2019 link

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The leader who has used the word 'violence' instead of 'terror attack', in his tweet has said that the government will work towards negotiations and a 'political resolution'.

The second part of his tweet, in particular made Indians furious when he used people of Kashmir instead of people of India.