Amarnath Tirtha yatris were targeted and shot at when their bus was returning from Amarnath shrine. The attack took place near Anantnag. According to one of the victims, “We were in bus when firing was on from all the sides. It was pitch dark and we could see nothing “. In this attack 7 people have been found killed so far. The wounded were taken to the hospital in Anantnag.
According to the police, Pak-terror group, Lashkar-e-taiba has hands in this attack. The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti visited the hospital and expressed her grief and condemn over this attack. “It is the worst incident”, said she. The police has been ordered for further investigation.