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Amarnath Yatra Attack 2017: Subramanian Swamy said bureaucracy is accountable for terror attacks

Amarnath Yatra  Attack 2017: Subramanian Swamy said bureaucracy is accountable for terror attacks
Written by Shubham Jain

The member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that somebody in the bureaucracy is accountable for the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra 2017 as they had prior information and warning as well as early as 25th June that the terrorists can execute an attack like this during the course of Amarnath Yatra.Lashkar-e-Toiba(LeT) carried out a terror attack on Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims on Monday in Anantnag in Jammu & Kashmir about at 8:30 pm. 7 pilgrims were killed in this terror attack out of which 6 were the woman and at least 19 were injured.

Terrorists opened fire on a bus which was carrying pilgrims who went on the Amarnath Yatra 2017. The bus has a registration number of Gujarat. The Pilgrims were returning from Baltal after visiting the holy shrine.

This is not the first time that Amarnath pilgrims have been attacked by the terrorists. In July 2001, 13 pilgrims were killed after militants hurled two grenades at a camp and later opened fire near the Amarnath shrine. And the next year again terrorist killed 8 and injured 30 pilgrims in an attack on the Nunwan camp on the way to the Amarnath shrine.

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), the J&K National Panthers Party, the National Conference and the Congress has called for a bandh in Jammu on Tuesday to protest the terror attack on the Pilgrims.While the Gujarat traders are protesting the attacks on the Amarnath Pilgrims with the mannequins wearing the black outfits.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi have already condemn the attacks, let’s see if he does anything else too.

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Shubham Jain