After terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Anantnag on Monday, in which 7 people lost their lives, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned the terror attack.
Mehbooba Mufti, who visited survivors of the attack at an Anantnag hospital, said the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims is a “blot on all Muslims and Kashmiris and the head of every Kashmiri hangs in shame over the incident”.
Talking to the media persons, the chief minister said, ”Pilgrims come to Kashmir every year for the yatra despite all difficulties. And seven people died today. I have no words to condemn it. I hope the security forces and the Jammu and Kashmir police arrest the perpetrators forthwith and take stern action against them.”
“This incident is a blot on all Kashmiris and Muslims. We will not keep quite till we bring the culprits to book,” Mehbooba further said.
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She said efforts will be made to ensure that quick action is taken against the culprits and justice is done.
Intelligence sources have said three to five Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were involved in the attack on Amarnath Yatra that killed seven pilgrims and injured 14 others, including policemen, when they struck at a bus carrying them on Monday night in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.