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At all-party meet, TMC questions govt over Amarnath attack

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today questioned the over the recent terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Kashmir and said there was a "failure" on its part when it was "aware" about the security problem.

leader Derek O'Brien raised the questions at a meeting called by the to brief all parties on the Kashmir situation and standoff with

Later, in a tweet, the Congress, said, "Govt was aware about the security problem, why didn't they take it seriously? Why the lapse? The failure. Why didn't Govt act?"

In another tweet, the party said, "This is a Q(uestion) of safety and security, so it is our duty to raise these questions on Amarnath."

O'Brien said the had no answers to the questions raised by him at the meeting.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 23:13 IST