"Foreign powers are behind the attacks that are taking place in Kashmir".
"This is really surprising that China has not yet condemned the Amarnath terror attack as it should have".
India and China are now locked in a standoff over the Doklam area, with China apparently surprised by the strong stand India has taken over the issue. Mehbooba further pointed out that the instability in the Valley is not due to a lack of law and order, but due to few external dimensions, while also urging the entire nation to come together to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. "We can not win this war unless political parties and the entire country supports us", she told reporters after the almost hour-long meeting.
"The overall security situation and some developmental works undertaken by the state government came up for discussion during the meeting that last for almost 40 minutes", sources said.
Lalitaben who was injured in #AmarnathTerrorAttack succumbs to her injuries. Other injured besides the bodies of pilgrims were airlifted to Gujarat and Maharashtra. The driver of the bus, Salim Shaikh, who acted promptly and continued driving the bus through a hail of bullets, has been given a cash award of Rs 3 lakh by the J&K government. "He has been detained in a terrorism related case".
A policeman of security wing, who was posted as driver to ruling PDP MLA from Wachi in south Kashmir's Shopian district, was being quizzed by police for possible militant links.
"The policeman has been called for questioning".
Identified as Touseef Ahmad, the police took him for investigation in connection with the Amarnath Yatra terror attack case say sources.
The 40-day Amarnath yatra started on June 29 from the twin routes of Pahalgam in Anantnag district and Baltal in Ganderbal district.
In August 2000, 30 pilgrims were killed during an encounter between security forces and terrorists belonging to the Lashkar-e-Toiba group.