Amarnath Yatra attack: Internet services suspended in Jammu after militants kill seven pilgrims

Jammu: Internet services were suspended in the Jammu region on Tuesday after the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, official said.

A security person stand guard after militants opened fire on the Amarnath Yatra. PTI

A security person stand guard after militants opened fire on the Amarnath Yatra. PTI

Internet and broadband services in the region have been suspended as a precautionary measure following the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in a terrorist attack in the Kashmir Valley, the SSP control room said.

On Monday, terrorists killed seven pilgrims from Gujarat, including six women, and injured 32 others as they struck at a bus in the district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2000. The bus had come from Sonamarg. The pilgrims were on their way back after visiting the Amarnath shrine.

The Jammu-Srinagar Highway has been closed after the attack.

Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017 07:38 AM

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