Reasi terror attack: NIA team reaches J-K to coordinate with local police

12:05 PM Jun 10, 2024 | PTI |

An NIA team has reached Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district and is coordinating with local police probing into the terror attack on a passenger bus that left nine people dead and several injured, officials said on Monday.
Meanwhile, security forces have also launched a massive cordon and search operation to track down the terrorists responsible for the attack.
A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has reached Reasi and is coordinating with the local police probing into the attack, the officials said.
Terrorists opened fire at the 53-seater bus, on its way from the Shiv Khori temple to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, causing it to veer off the road and fall into a deep gorge near the Teryath village of the Poni area on Sunday. The bus was ferrying pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi.
Officials said nine people, including a two-year-old boy from Rajasthan and a 14-year-old from Uttar Pradesh, died in the attack.
They added that 41 people aged between three and 50 were injured in the ambush. Of them, 10 suffered gunshot injuries.


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