Terrorist Attack on Pilgrims: West Bengal CM Demands Probe into Bus Tragedy

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee expressed grief over a terrorist attack on pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, which resulted in nine deaths and 33 injuries. The incident involved a bus attacked and subsequently falling into a gorge. Banerjee called for an immediate investigation into the tragedy.


PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 10-06-2024 00:59 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 00:59 IST
Terrorist Attack on Pilgrims: West Bengal CM Demands Probe into Bus Tragedy
Mamata Banerjee
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee voiced her sorrow on Sunday following a terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir that ended with nine fatalities and 33 injuries. She called for an immediate investigation, emphasizing the necessity to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Using her platform on X, Banerjee stated, 'Learnt that there has been an incident of attack on some pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, and there have been consequently 9 deaths. The matter should be immediately investigated into. I convey my profound condolences to the victim families.'

The tragic event occurred late Sunday evening as terrorists fired upon a bus en route from the Shiv Khori temple to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and fall into a deep gorge, according to a senior police official.

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