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Central team to submit report on Kashmir to Rajnath

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A central team, visiting to assess security measures for Amarnath pilgrims in the wake of a terrorist attack, will submit its report to Home Minister after returning to Delhi, official sources said today.

Union ministers Hansraj Ahir and and other members of the team attended a security review meeting with top civil and security officials here.

They also assessed the steps taken for the security of Amarnath pilgrims, the sources said.

The Union ministers also held discussions with Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister

Seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, were killed and 19 injured when terrorists attacked a bus in Kashmir's Anantnag district last evening.

The attack took place when they were returning to Jammu from in a bus, after visiting the cave shrine of Lord Shiva, located in the Himalayas at an altitude of 12,756 feet.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 21:22 IST