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Militant group, that carried out Amarnath Yatra attack, wiped out: J&K DGP

Seven Amarnath pilgrims, including five women were killed and 15 injured when militants attacked a bus carrying at least 56 passengers at Botengo village near Anantnag, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, in South Kashmir.

Abu Ismail, Lashkar commander involved in Amarnath Yatra attack, killed in Nowgam encounter

The Army and Police had cordoned the area after receiving inputs that top Lashkar commander, Abu Ismail was hiding in the area.


Amarnath attack: Three held for helping LeT militants

Asked if the militants wanted a flare-up of communal tension by attacking the pilgrims, Khan said the pilgrims weren’t the focus of the Amarnath attack.

Lashkar-e-Taiba 'over ground workers' who aided Amarnath attack identified: JK Police

The over ground workers (OGWs) of the LeT who provided logistical support before the attack have been identified by the police, he told reporters.

Two Pakistanis among four terrorists involved in Amarnath attack, says Home Ministry

Facing the bullets, the bus driver, Salim Sheikh, charged past the area but faced another group of terrorists after crossing just 75 metres. The driver again did not stop the bus despite facing terrorist attack for second time in quick succession.

Amarnath attack response shows no one can kill Kashmiriyat: J-K CM

"The attack on Amarnath pilgrims was an attack on our brotherhood and Kashmiriyat. It has been condemned unequivocally by people from all shades of opinion in Kashmir," Mehbooba said


'Highest alert' sounded in J&K after Amarnath attack: MHA

"Considering the unfortunate loss of life and injuries suffered by the yatris (pilgrims) in the recent terror attack, the entire security apparatus has been put on the highest alert by the ministers," a home ministry stated.

Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Massive search on for alleged mastermind Abu Ismail of Lashkar

“As per our preliminary investigation, we have found out that two Pakistanis, accompanied by two local militants, were responsible for the attack. This group belonged to the Lashkar,’’ Inspector General of J&K Police, Kashmir Zone, Muneer Khan said.

Amarnath Yatra attack: There was no security lapse, says Ram Madhav

"There has been no lapse, adequate security has been provided. The yatra had been peaceful for the last 15 days," the BJP leader in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav said.

Amarnath Yatra attack: Defence experts blame intelligence failure, J&K govt announces relief package for victims

The Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet, under the leadership of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, granted ex-gratia of Rs 6 lakh to the next of kin killed in the attack. 2 lakh will be given to the grievously injured and 1 lakh to the one who sustained minor injury.

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Another Batch Of Pilgrims Sets Off For Amarnath Yatra From Yatri Welcome Camp In Jammu

As a fresh batch of pilgrims left the tourism department-run Yatri Niwas in Jammu at 3 am on Tuesday, chants of “Bum Bum Bholey” and “Jai Shankar” rent the air. Hours later, at the Amarnath Yatri reception centre, there is little sign of fear, anxiety or uncertainty among pilgrims gathering for the next day’s journey […]