The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) strongly condemns the terrorist attack on an army vehicle moving between Bhimber Gali and Poonch in the Rajouri sector of Jammu & Kashmir, in which five jawans have lost their lives. 

There can be no compromise  in our fight against terrorism of all hues. 

A thorough enquiry must be conducted to identify the circumstances which permitted such a heinous terrorist attack, in order to be better prepared in combating terrorism.