Deadly Terrorist Attack Targets Pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district. The attack resulted in nine fatalities and 33 injuries. The 53-seater bus, traveling from Shiv Khori temple to Katra, veered off the road and fell into a deep gorge. The incident signifies an escalation of violence in the region.


PTI | Jammu | Updated: 09-06-2024 21:29 IST | Created: 09-06-2024 21:29 IST
Deadly Terrorist Attack Targets Pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir
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Terrorists launched a deadly attack on a bus filled with pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, resulting in nine fatalities and 33 injuries, according to police reports.

The 53-seater bus was en route from Shiv Khori temple to Katra when it came under fire, veered off the road, and plunged into a deep gorge near Teryath village in the Poni area around 6.15 pm.

'Nine pilgrims were killed and 33 injured,' stated Senior Superintendent of Police, Reasi, Mohita Sharma. This tragic incident marks a notable rise in violence within the previously less-affected district of Reasi compared to its neighboring areas such as Rajouri and Poonch.

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