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'Attack on Amarnath pilgrims was a cowardly attack'

July 11, 2017 09:58 IST
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Leaders across the political spectrum, actors and many others have condemned the Amarnath Yatra terror attack, in which terrorists killed seven and injured 19 others.

Here are some of their reactions.

IMAGE: ecurity person stand guard after terrorists opened fire on the Amarnath Yatra in which some pilgrims were killed in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir. Photograph: PTI Photo

“Strongly condemn attack on Amarnath Yatris in J-K; Grieve the loss of innocent lives.”
-- Pranab Mukherjee, President

“Attack on Amarnath pilgrims was a cowardly attack and is condemnable. I pray that the souls of the deceased rest in peace and the family, the family member are able to muster the courage to deal with the situation and the injured heal soon."
-- Yogi Adityanath, UP CM

“My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family members and those injured.”
-- Meira Kumar, Opposition’s presidential candidate

“Very sad news. The attack cannot be condemned strongly enough. My sympathies to the families & prayers for the injured.”
-- Omar Abdullah, former J-K CM

“Saddening to see innocent lives being taken. Prayers for the victims & may God give strength to the families of the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.”
-- Shah Rukh Khan, actor

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