New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims, calling it the “most reprehensible act”.
“Terrorist attack on #AmarnathYatra is the most reprehensible act. My condolences to the bereaved families,” Jaitley posted on his Twitter handle.
“This incident should add to our determination to eliminate terrorism,” he added.
n a rare attack on the Amarnath Yatra, terrorists killed seven pilgrims and injured 14 others, including policemen, when they struck at a bus carrying them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantang district.
The bus was attacked in Batengoo around 8.20 p.m. while returning from Baltal to Mir Bazar after darshan, J&K police and CRPF said.
The militants also carried out two attacks on security forces in the area.