Amarnath Terror Attack

The 2017 Amarnath Yatra attack occurred on 10 July 2017. 8 Hindu civilian pilgrims were killed in a terror attack. The pilgrims were on their way from Amarnath Temple in Kashmir Valley. It was the first Monday of the month of Shraavana. The attack resulted in the death of seven people, of which six were women, and at least 18 people were injured.

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Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

26 Jun 2019

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

05 Dec 2017

In major win, forces wipe out group behind Amarnath attack

In a major win for security forces, three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists involved in the Amarnath attack of July were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir.

PDP MLA's driver held for connections in the Amarnath attack

15 Jul 2017

PDP MLA's driver held for connections in the Amarnath attack

PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir's driver has been detained by the Jammu & Kashmir police for his alleged connection with the Amarnath pilgrim attack.

Amarnath attack: Stark gaps in security revealed

13 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: Stark gaps in security revealed

The terrorist attack on the Amarnath pilgrims in J&K's Batengoo has revealed stark holes in security.

Massive hunt for Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail, high alert sounded

13 Jul 2017

Massive hunt for Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail, high alert sounded

A massive manhunt has been launched in South Kashmir to nab LeT's Abu Ismail, the alleged mastermind of the Amarnath terror attack.

Amarnath attack: Can't an Indian vent on Twitter without fear?

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: Can't an Indian vent on Twitter without fear?

Terrorists opened fire pilgrims in a bus heading to the holy site of Amarnath in J&K. Seven people died, 14 were injured.

In June, intelligence input had warned of Amarnath attack

12 Jul 2017

In June, intelligence input had warned of Amarnath attack

Intelligence input had warned of a potential attack on the pilgrims on June 25; had the administration taken action, the deadly mishap could have been averted.

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack reprehensible, killed civilians exercising right to worship: US

The US State Department has called the attack on the Amarnath pilgrims "reprehensible" as "civilians were killed as they were exercising their right to worship".

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

12 Jul 2017

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

People in Gujarat took their anger over the recent terrorist strikes on Amarnath pilgrims to the streets, as protests erupted over several districts and cities in the state.

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

11 Jul 2017

3 places targeted in 5 minutes: How Amarnath attack happened

At around 8:20 pm on July 10, in just over five minutes, an unknown number of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists attacked three places in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir.

Amarnath attack: India keeps aside differences to condemn incident

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: India keeps aside differences to condemn incident

Last night, seven pilgrims were killed and 14 injured when terrorists opened fire on a bus on the Amarnath Yatra.

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: LeT carried out assault masterminded by Pakistani terrorist

J&K police said the attack on Amarnath pilgrims was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Taiba under the supervision of Pakistani terrorist Ismail.

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

10 Jul 2017

Terror attack: 7 Amarnath pilgrims killed, 3 policemen injured

In Anantnag, at least seven people were killed and 14 injured when an Amarnath convoy was attacked by the terrorists.