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High-level meet over Amarnath terror attack at HM's residence today

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 July 2017, 9:35 IST
High-level meet over Amarnath terror attack at HM's residence today (ANI)

A high-level meet will take place on Tuesday at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence over the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra has also called a meeting over the same.

Yesterday, the Home Minister had spoken to Governor Vohra and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and assured full assistance to help the injured.

The Home Minister also spoke to the Director General of the J-K Police.

Yesterday, a group of terrorists opened fire at a bus carrying pilgrims in the Anantnag district.

The incident occurred at 8.20 p.m., when the bus, carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar, became a victim of the terror attack.

Reportedly, the bus was neither a part of a convoy nor registered with the shrine board.

The death toll in the terror attack has risen to seven and as many as 15 have been injured.

The Political fraternity, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, have condemned the attack.

-ANI

First published: 11 July 2017, 9:35 IST
 
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