Internet services were suspended in the Jammu today after the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, official said. This was done as a precautionary measure, the SSP control room said.
Terrorists on Monday night killed seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, and injured 19 others as they struck at a bus in Kashmirs Anantnag district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2001. The deceased list was released by Jammu-Kashmir police a while ago.
The Jammu-Kashmir police has stated that the Amarnath Yatra attack in which seven people died and 19 others were injured was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The mastermind behind this ruthless attack was Pakistani terrorist who has been identified as Ismail.
Jammu-Kashmir Governor NN Vohra called for a high-security meet to discuss about the situation and to decide on further course of action whereas Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also called for a meet at 10 am today.
The J-K police has also announced that the yatra would continue today after beefing up the security.
Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said the Amarnath pilgrims injured in a terror attack at Anantnag district will be airlifted to Delhi on Tuesday. The dead and the injured pilgrims will be shifted to Srinagar, from where they will then be airlifted to New Delhi in a special BSF aircraft this morning.