Amarnath Pilgrims Bus Attack In Anantnag

A month ago, Tauseef of Hizbul created a plot of Amarnath attack

During the Amarnath yatra, a huge disclosure has been done in the terror attack on the devotees bus. In a note issued by the security agencies on June 16, it has been clearly mentioned that Tazif Sheikh, the terrorist of Hizbul Mujahideen, was preparing for such an attack. Tausif Sheikh is associated with Hizbul Mujahideen, 14 people of his family are a part of Mujahideen. In the report of the security agencies, Tausif was told as a mastermind of the attack almost a month ago.


The note found in reports has written that Jaish-e-Mohammed was involved in the ongoing attacks on the CRPF and the security forces which have been continuing for the last few days in the Valley. Apart from this, Bashir Ahmed of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Tauffe Shaikh of Hizbul Mujahideen were plotting for a major attack for the last one month. He had two small teams with him. The main goal of these two was from Qazigund and Pahalgam to Khanbund.

The name of Ismail was on the top in the list of suspicion!

Earlier, it was being said that the master of the terror attack on the bus of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag was the terror suspect of the Master mind Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Ismail. This led to the assault with his three companions, in which seven passengers died and more than 19 were injured. After this attack, security agencies have been alerted across the country.

Jammu Kashmir University

Nursing, Architecture course fees to be cut by 50% in Jammu-Kashmir Universities

Kashmir Education Minister Mohammad Atlaf Bukhari announced 50 % fee cut to the students who wish to pursue admissions in Nursing and Architectural courses in constituent colleges of Cluster University Srinagar (CUS) and Cluster University Jammu (CUJ).

In a meeting to discuss the development plans of CUS and CUJ, the Ministry directed the concerned officers to cut down the existing annual fee of Nursing course from Rs65,000 to Rs 32,500 for general category students and Rs 15,000 for those who fall under Below Poverty Line (BPL) category. For the architecture course, the same 50 % cut down in fee structure will be there that is from Rs 1,00,000 to Rs 50,000  for general category and Rs 25,000 for BPL  category.

Amarnath Pilgrims Bus Attack In Anantnag

Amarnath pilgrims bus attack in Anantnag, 7 killed, 19 injured

7 pilgrims have died in the terror attack on the bus of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag. The attack took place around 8:20 pm Monday night. 19 pilgrims were injured in the attack, who were admitted to a nearby hospital. This attack has happened in the Batengue area of ​​Anantnag. According to the preliminary information, 2 attackers came on the bike.

Five women are among the dead. The terrorists have been responsible for the attack by the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. A search operation is being conducted in the entire area to look for the terrorists.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mahbuba Mufti reached the hospital to meet the injured pilgrims in the terror attack. Mehbooba Mufti said that Kashmir's head has been bowed down with shame due to this attack. Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed it as a cowardly assault. All parties have condemned the attack. Congress, National Conference and VHP have called for Jammu Bandh.

PM Modi condemns attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there is no word to show sadness on the cowardly attack on peaceful Amarnath pilgrims. He said that India is not going to bend ahead of such cowardly attacks and nefarious mansions of hatred. PM spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and assured of all possible help. At the same time, after the attack, Internet service has been banned once again in the Kashmir valley.

Complete list of dead and injured in the attack:

List Of Pilgrims

Pilgrims List

Witness told the story

According to the report Yogesh Prajapati present in the bus at the time of the attack said that attack was done  on the right side of the bus and that was very dark on that side. Prajapati said that as soon as the attack happened  driver got swift from there and went ahead a lot and stopped the bus at a chownk.

Meanwhile, it has also come to light that bus was  from Srinagar that too  without police force. When the attack took place, the bus was filled with people and was going from Baltal to Mir Bazar. Meanwhile, the terrorists started firing on the bus.

Highway has been closed

After this attack, security arrangements have been tightened. As a precaution, the Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed. The bus on which this terrorist attack took place is not registered on the Shrine Board. This means that the security arrangement with this bus was being examined.

All of the deceased are from Gujarat

This  bus was of Gujarat. It is being told that all the passengers present in the bus were from Gujarat. According to the information, these people were going to visit Baba Burfaani instead of the Shrine Board themselves.

It is worth mentioning that during the Amarnath yatra, security arrangements have been made in many levels regarding terror attacks. The claim was made to ensure safety of each passenger, then these terrorists attacked the pilgrims by targeting them, this is a big question. Additional security forces have also been deployed from the Central Government this time to protect the devotees.

The annual Amarnath pilgrimage that lasted for 40 days started on June 29 and will end on August 7. Security forces have been using CCTV cameras, drones, bulletproof mobile bunkers and other equipment to protect the devotees.

Indian Security Force

Security forces have killed 92 terrorist this year

As many as 92 terrorist were killed in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by security forces till July 2 this year, compared to 79 during the same period in 2016.  The stats released by the Home Ministry indicate gain by security forces against terrorist, following ramped up counter-terrorism efforts. An official said most of the terrorist killed this year were prominent operatives. As many as 72 and 67 terrorist were killed in counter –insurgency operation in 2012 and 2013 respectively, during the UPA tenure. Also this has resulted in far improved responses by security forces against attacks on their personnel and installations, an official said. There’s a need to continue this movement for more long – term gains against terrorist.