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
Politics

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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?
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.

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