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Jaitley: Attack on yatra most reprehensible act

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims calling it the "most reprehensible act".

"Terrorist attack on #AmarnathYatra is the most reprehensible act. My condolences to the bereaved families " Jaitley posted on his Twitter handle.

"This incident should add to our determination to eliminate terrorism " he added.

n a rare attack on the Amarnath Yatra terrorists killed seven pilgrims and injured 14 others including policemen when they struck at a bus carrying them in Jammu and Kashmir s Anantang district.

The bus was attacked in Batengoo around 8.20 p.m. while returning from Baltal to Mir Bazar after darshan J&K police and CRPF said.

The militants also carried out two attacks on security forces in the area.

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