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Amarnath Yatra terror attack


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

October 05, 2017 2:23 am

“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.

Pakistani English dailies largely silent on Amarnath yatra terror attack

July 12, 2017 3:08 pm

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

July 12, 2017 2:43 pm

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

July 12, 2017 7:55 am

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.

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

July 12, 2017 9:43 am

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.

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

July 12, 2017 4:00 pm

"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.

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

July 11, 2017 8:21 pm

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

July 11, 2017 5:17 pm

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: Can't let Lashkar and ISI to succeed, says Asaduddin Owaisi

July 11, 2017 3:35 pm

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


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

July 11, 2017 8:04 pm

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