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Amarnath terror attack: Centre announces Rs 7 lakh compensation for next of kin of deceased

Terrorists Killed Seven Pilgrims From Gujarat,including Six Women, And Injured 32 Others As They Struck At Abus In The District, In The Worst Attack On The Annual Pilgrimage Since The Year 2000.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 11 Jul 2017, 11:43:06 PM
Amarnath terror attack: Rajnath Singh calls high-level meet to review security measures in Valley

New Delhi:

A high-level meeting began on Tuesday at home minister Rajnath Singh’s residence to review the security measures in Jammu and Kashmir post-Amarnath terror attack. 

The Intelligence Bureau director, NSA chief Ajit Doval, RAW chief, home secretary-designate Rajiv Gauba and senior MHA officials were present in the meeting. 

On Monday, Terrorists killed seven pilgrims from Gujarat, including six women, and injured 32 others as they struck at abus in the district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2000.

Here are the updates from the day-

7:06 PM

Centre announces Rs 7 lakh compensation to next of kin of 7 Amarnath terror attack victims, Rs 1 lakh each for those injured

6:46 PM

This is an assault on Kashmir's composite culture, this Yatra is a symbol of this composite culture : Dr.Jitendra Singh, Union Minister

6:40 PM

MoS PMO Dr.Jitendra Singh and MoS Home Hansraj Ahir meet the injured at SKIMS Hospital in Srinagar

6:30 PM

MoS PMO Dr.Jitendra Singh and MoS Home Hansraj Ahir arrive at SKIMS Hospital in Srinagar to meet the injured

5:44 PM

Mortal remains of two Amarnath Yatra pilgrims who lost their lives, brought to Palghar in Maharashtra

4:39 PM

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti called CM Devendra Fadnavis to express grief over killing of Amarnath Pilgrims from Maharashtra in terror attack.

4:35 PM

CM Devendra Fadnavis announced Rs 10 lakhs each to next of kin of pilgrims from Maharashtra who lost their lives in Amarnath terror attack

4:30 PM

J&K Govt to give Rs 3 lakhs award to bus driver Saleem Sheikh

4:22 PM

J&K: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh & MoS Home Hansraj Ahir to meet J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti today. Ministers will also hold a security review meeting

4:05 PM

4:00 PM

PM Sheikh Hasina writes to PM, condemns the dastardly Amarnath terror attack and conveys condolences of govt and people of Bangladesh: MEA

1:22 PM

Surat: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani meets #AmarnathYatra pilgrims injured in terrorist attack

1:14 PM

Want to thank bus driver for saving lives of people even when there was firing going on. Will nominate his name for bravery award: Gujarat CM

1:13 PM:

People from Gujarat who have lost lives will get Rs 10 lakh each from Gujarat Govt, injured to be given Rs 2 lakh: Vijay Rupani, Gujarat CM

1:06 PM

Mortal remains of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims who lost their lives, brought to Surat, Gujarat.

1:02 PM

Even when there were intelligence inputs well in advance, why was there a failure in preventing this attack: GN Azad,Congress 

12:10 AM: Pained at the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatra  pilgrims, want to salute people of Kashmir that all sections of the society condemned it: HM Rajnath Singh

12:05 AM

Locals in Ahmedabad hold protest against yesterday's terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims belonging to Gujarat

11:55 AM

This shouldn't be called lapse. Security forces have to succeed 100/100 times, terrorists can execute attack even if succeed once: R Madhav

11:38 AM

Jab Kashmir valley mein Kashmiri pandit nahi reh sake wahan Hinduon ka jeevan khatre mein rehna, ismein koi ashcharya nahi: MG Vaidya, RSS

11:36 AM

Come and show them that you are not afraid, that's what is very important: Farooq Abdullah on Amarnath terror attack

11:25 AM 

Silence observed at the opposition leaders' meeting at the Parliament over terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims

10:57 AM

Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party holds protest in Jammu over attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims

#10:44 AM

NSA Ajit Doval leaves Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence

#10:37 AM

CM Mehbooba Mufti and deputy CM Nirmal Singh met pilgrims injured in Amarnath terror attack 

# 9:59 AM 

 IB director, NSA, RAW chief, home secretary-designate Rajiv Gauba, MHA officials reach HM Singh's residence. High level meet  begins

#9:44 AM

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti calls a cabinet meeting on Tuesday 

#9:33 AM

This is an act against humanity, condemn the incident. J&K Government has ordered an inquiry: Venkaiah Naidu

#9:32 AM

Delhi Police special cell issues advisory to put proper anti-terror arrangements in place at places of high footfall and for Kanwar Yatra

#9:31 AM

If there were intelligence inputs on 25th June that Amarnath Yatra would be attacked, why no preventive measures were taken?: RS Surjewala

#9:25 AM

This is a matter of serious security lapse on the part of Government and security forces: RS Surjewala, Congress

# 9:22 AM

Attack on Amaranth yatra pilgrims carried out by LeT, masterminded by Pak terrorist Ismail says IG Kashmir Muneer Khan to ANI

#8:56 AM

MHA officials including MoS Home Hansraj Ahir and JS Kashmir Gyaneshwar Kumar to visit Srinagar

# 9:02 AM

A helicopter sent by MHA to airlift bodies of those killed in terror attack to Surat, reaches Srinagar.

# 8:50 AM

J&K governor NN Vohra calls a meeting in Srinagar

# 8:49AM

High level meet to take place at 9:45 am at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence, over attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims in J&K

#7:39 AM

Strongly condemn attack on Amarnath Yatris in J&K; grieve the loss of innocent lives, tweets President Mukherjee

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First Published : 11 Jul 2017, 09:17:00 AM

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