Pakistan supported terrorists cowardly attack Hindu pilgrims in India, 9 dead and 33 injured

"The culprits of this dastardly attack will not be spared and will face the wrath of the law,"

Terrorist organisation The Resistance Front (TRF), allegedly backed by Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for the brutal terror attack on a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

The terrorist attack resulted in the deaths of nine individuals and left 33 others injured, including little children. The identities of the passengers are still being confirmed, but it is believed they were from Uttar Pradesh.

Manoj Sinha, the LG of J&K, strongly condemned the cowardly terror attack. He posted on X: “Met the injured pilgrims at Government Medical College, Jammu & Narayana Hospital, Katra and wished them a speedy recovery. The entire nation stands firmly with the families of martyred pilgrims in this hour of grief.”

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Amit Shah, Indian Home Minister, expressed his sorrow over the incident and assured that the perpetrators would be brought to justice. He posted on X: “The culprits of this dastardly attack will not be spared and will face the wrath of the law.”

According to local media reports, the brutal attack occurred as the bus was returning from the Shiv Khori shrine, en route to the base camp of the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra.

Terrorists, concealed in a nearby forest, ambushed the vehicle and opened fire. The driver of the bus, struck by a bullet, lost control, causing the vehicle to plunge into a gorge.

TRF, in a statement, warned of more such attacks on “tourists and non-locals,” describing the Reasi assault as the “beginning of a renewed start.”

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been tasked with probing the attack and a massive search operation has been initiated to locate the terrorists.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been briefed on the situation and has directed that the injured receive the best possible medical care. This attack coincided with his swearing-in for a third consecutive term in Delhi.

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