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Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Palghar victims’ families wait for death certificates, Rs 18 lakh compensation

“I don’t have any document to prove that my wife died in a terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir. I only got her body with bullet wounds. At a time like this, we are made to run to different government offices to beg for her death certificate,” said a family member.

Kashmiris condemning attack vindicates faith in what India, J&K stand for, says Jitendra Singh

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday complimented the Kashmiri people for condemning the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, saying it had restored the faith in the composite culture of Kashmir and vindicated everything the country and the state stand for. He also said “supplementary” measures and hi-tech methods such as the use of warning gadgets […]

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Amarnath Yatra terror attack: ‘They were crying, shouting, but I drove fast,’ says driver Salim Shaikh

"But I will think twice before going to Amarnath again. I am afraid, and I don’t think my wife and children will allow me to go there again,” said Shaikh, who hails from Jalgaon in Maharashtra and moved to Valsad at a young age.

Pakistani English dailies largely silent on Amarnath yatra terror attack

Amarnath yatra terror attack: Seven pilgrims, including five women, were killed when militants attacked a bus carrying 56 passengers at Botengo village near Anantnag on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. The bus, that had a Gujarat registration plate, was going from Baltal to Jammu.

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 terror attack: At base camp, pilgrims say, nothing to fear at all

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 to the cave shrine, where the faithful gather every year to worship a Shivling-shaped ice formation.

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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.

India-Pakistan bus route diverted due to Hindutva outfits' protest

The protesters assembled at the Hanuman Garhi temple complex, before marching towards the PWD rest house here while shouting anti-Pakistan slogans, a police officer said, adding that they burnt a Pakistani flag near the rest house opposite National Highway 1.

Amarnath Yatra attack: Opposition asks govt to introspect security failure

Eighteen opposition parties, which met at Parliament Library to decide on their vice presidential candidate, unanimously passed a resolution against yesterday's terror strike, which they termed an attack on humanity and on India's plurality and diversity.

Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Bus driver Salim, who drove through firing, says Allah gave me strength

 The J&K Government has announced an award of Rs 3 lakhs to Salim for his exemplary bravery

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Security beefed up at Amarnath Yatri camp, Kashmir civil society condemns terror attack

Undeterred by the attack that left seven dead on Monday, 22,633 devotees embarked on the pilgrimage amid stepped up security measures.

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