Amarnath Yatra attack a 'heinous act by Pakistan-supported terrorists' says Chattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh

Raipur: Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on Amarnath yatris in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, in which seven persons were killed and several others injured.

File image of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh. AFP

File image of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh. AFP

"I strongly condemn the attack on Amarnath yatris. It is a heinous act done by Pakistan-supported terrorists. It is a cowardly and shameful act by terrorists on innocent and unarmed pilgrims," Singh said in a statement on Monday.

He expressed condolences to the kin of the deceased.

The chief minister also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured, the release added.

Terrorists on Monday killed seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, and injured 19 others as they struck a bus in Kashmir's Anantnag district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2001.


Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017 17:09 PM

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