On Monday night, terrorists opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag on pilgrims coming back from the Amarnath Yatra. Seven individuals were killed – six of them being ladies – and around 17 were genuinely harmed in what is being known as the most noticeably awful terrorist assault in the politically-torn state in quite a while.
Joining the country in grieving after the passing of the innocent travelers, different Bollywood performing artists took to their social media handles to send their sympathies to the families of the departed victims.
From Akshay Kumar to Anupam Kher, a portion of the best names of Bollywood communicated their despondency at the tragic occurrence.
Censuring the heinous demonstration of terror, these celebs supplicated that equity happens to the culprits soon.
Attack on innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad…prayers for all those affected.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 10, 2017
My heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of terrorist attack. May God give them strength to deal with this unexpected loss.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) July 10, 2017
What purpose could this cowardly violence lead to..condolences to the families of the ones lost 🙏 hunt the responsible down #AmarnathYatra
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) July 10, 2017
The attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is deplorable… shame on the perpetrators and hope justice is delivered swiftly.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 10, 2017
My prayers are with #AmarnathYatra attack victims & their families. This disgusting act of cowardice is beyond any reason of any kind.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) July 10, 2017
For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake #AmarnathYatra.Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand
— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) July 10, 2017
People on pilgrimage attached by terrorists. Shameful & deplorable act. My heart goes out to the families of the victims.Deepest Condolences
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 10, 2017
After news of the assault broke, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Pained beyond words on the dastardly attack on peaceful Amarnath Yatris in J&K. The attack deserves strongest condemnation from everyone… India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks and the evil designs of hate.”
Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti said in an announcement: “This is an attack on our values and customs which we hold dear. We will investigate every possibility to find the culprits of this shocking wrongdoing.”
She also went to the harmed at a hospital in Anantnag.