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EU lawmaker condemns Amarnath terror attack

IANS  |  Brussels 

European Parliament's Chairman of the Delegation for Relations with Geoffrey Van Orden on Friday condemned the July 10 terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims and called on to cooperate with in bringing the perpetrators to justice.

"This is a most atrocious crime which follows a series of terrorist attacks and other provocations designed to destabilise the political situation in Jammu & Kashmir," he said in a press release.

"We stand resolutely with in her fight against and hope that those responsible will rapidly be brought to justice. We call upon the government of to cooperate in this and to enhance its efforts to suppress terrorists and extremists and develop peaceful relations with India," said Van Orden who is a British Member of the European Parliament.

Seven pilgrims were killed and 19 injured in the attack.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 17:08 IST
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