Amarnath Yatra Terror Attack: 7 Pilgrims dead In Jammu & Kashmir Anantnag
Jammu & Kashmir: There is big news from Anantnag of Jammu and Kashmir. There is a big terrorist attack here. This incident is reported to have killed around 7 Amarnath pilgrims. The terrorists have fired on the buses of travelers going on the Amarnath yatra. According to initial information, the attack took place when the passengers were returning from the Amarnath cave by bus. According to reports, in the meantime, the terrorists fired on the bus, nearly a dozen passengers came in the grip of firing and some policemen deployed in the security also got bullets. According to reports, 3 policemen engaged in the security of the passengers have got bullets. According to the preliminary media reports, this terror attack has happened in two places. According to the reports, the voice of gunfire on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was heard, in which two Amarnath pilgrims died, while four devotees were injured. "But the number has increased to 7 now. According to reports from the area, the firing took place at the Kannabal Chowk, which is still going on.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted this incident and condemned the terrorists as an enemy of Kashmiri.
Every right thinking Kashmiri must today condemn the killing of the Amarnath yatris and say, unequivocally - this is #NotInMyName— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) July 10, 2017
The one thing we had all feared this year during the yatra. In spite of recent successes against militants & unprecedented force presence. https://t.co/NUkScKdGfl— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) July 10, 2017
Srinagar-Jammu highway has been shut after the terror attack.
The police said that the bus driver had violated rules for the pilgrimage, which state that no yatra vehicle should be on a highway after 7 pm.