Terrorists attacked in J&K’s district Anantnag this evening and openly fired on a bus carrying Amarnath Pilgrims. 7 pilgrims were killed and 12 injured. The terrorists also fired at a police party in the are and three security personnel have also been injured.
The security officials have claimed that the bus driver had violated rules for the pilgrimage, which states that no yatra vehicle should be on a highway after 7 pm.
The CRPF officials said-
“The bus was from Gujarat and was not registered with the shrine board. In the firing by militants, seven people, five of them women, were killed, and another seven injured,”
Prime Minister, leaders and Bollywood & Cricket stars have condemned the attack. Let’s have a look at all the tweets.
Narendra Modi Tweeted-
Pained beyond words on the dastardly attack on peaceful Amarnath Yatris in J&K. The attack deserves strongest condemnation from everyone.
My thoughts are with all those who lost their loved ones in the attack in J&K. My prayers with the injured.
India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks & the evil designs of hate.
I have spoken to the Governor and Chief Minister of J&K and assured all possible assistance required.
Arun Jaitley Tweeted-
Terrorist attack on #AmarnathYatra is the most reprehensible act. My condolences to the bereaved families.(1/2)
This incident should add to our determination to eliminate terrorism. (2/2)
Omar Abdullah tweeted-
Every right thinking Kashmiri must today condemn the killing of the Amarnath yatris and say, unequivocally – this is #NotInMyName
Akshay Kumar tweeted-
Attack on innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad…prayers for all those affected.
Suresh Raina tweeted-
Sad day in the history of J&K. Really Unfortunate!! J&K should condemn this attack on #AmarnathYatra #RIP
Ishant Sharma tweeted-
Pained beyond words knowing about innocent lives lost in #AmarnathYatra. Strongly condemns such cowardly terrorist attacks.
Huma Qureshi tweeted-
For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake #AmarnathYatra.Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand
Riteish Deshmukh Tweeted-
People on pilgrimage attached by terrorists. Shameful & deplorable act. My heart goes out to the families of the victims.Deepest Condolences
Wage a direct war & see who wins… how does killing innocent help whatever cause you are fighting for. #AmarnathTerrorAttack