Attack by militants kills at least seven Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir

Attack by militants kills at least seven Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir

Tourist bus hit by bullets during firefight with police in deadliest attack against Hindu pilgrims in region since 2000

Seven Hindu pilgrims have died in a firefight between militants and police in Kashmir during a highly sensitive religious procession.

Six women and one man were killed in Monday evening’s attack in the southern district of Anantnag. It was the deadliest assault on Hindu pilgrims in the majority-Muslim region since 2000, and comes amid heightened religious tensions across northern India and another summer of violence in Kashmir.

India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks & the evil designs of hate.

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Very sad news. The attack cannot be condemned strongly enough. My sympathies to the families & prayers for the injured.

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