Government warns of terror attack threat on Amarnath pilgrims
NEW DELHI: There are intelligence inputs which suggest
threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed on
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said there are
intelligence inputs about the plan of terrorists to target Amarnath Yatra and
the same has been shared with security agencies at the Centre and state levels.
Rijiju said since the beginning of the yatra this
year, the reports of some incidents of stone pelting on yatra vehicles from
Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district have been received.
In these incidents, injury to one pilgrim and damage
to the windowpanes of three vehicles have been reported, he said adding the
state government has been taking adequate measures to provide security to the