Anantnag: CRPF Inspector General (Operations) Zulfiqar Hasan on Tuesday the Yatra will go on calmly and guaranteed that the examination of the terror attack on the pilgrims is being in now full radar.
The bodies of seven Amarnath pilgrims killed in a terror attack in Kashmir alongside 19 harmed individuals were airlifted to New Delhi on Tuesday.
Terrorists on Monday night killed seven Amarnath pilgrims from Gujarat, including six ladies, and attacked 32 others as they struck a bus in Kashmir’s Anantnag district, in the most noticeably bad attack on the yearly journey since the year 2000.
A gathering of terrorists had before opened fire on the bus conveying the pilgrims in the Anantnag district. The occurrence happened at 8.20 p.m. Monday when the bus, conveying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar, moved toward becoming victim to the terrorist attack.
Apparently, the bus was neither a piece of a convoy nor enlisted with the shrine board. The 90th and 40th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was hurried to the spot.
In the interim, divisional commissioner Mandeep Bhandari said the Amarnath yatra will proceed from Jammu tomorrow. “The yatra will not be disrupted and it will continue as per the plans tomorrow.”
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will seat an abnormal state security survey meet in New Delhi, following the terror attack in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir which took lives of seven Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.
National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, RAW chief, and best Ministry of Home Affairs authorities will go to the meeting.