BTown 'saddened' over Amarnath Yatra terror attack

| Updated: Jul 11, 2017 14:10 IST

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): The whole nation went numb with the news of the terror attack on the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims on Monday, killing atleast seven yatris. Along with every citizen of this country, BTown too voiced their concern over the issue and condemned it. From Shah Rukh Khan to Shabana Azmi to Karan Johar, all took to their social media handles to share their thoughts. Shah Rukh Khan: "Saddening to see innocent lives being taken. Prayers for the victims & may God give strength to the families of the #AmarnathYatra pilgrims." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Saddening to see innocent lives being taken. Prayers for the victims & may God give strength to the families of the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> pilgrims</p>&mdash; Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) <a href="https://twitter.com/iamsrk/status/884511094236041216">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Karan Johar: "Deeply saddened and appalled by the attacks on the #AmarnathYatra pilgrims....thoughts and prayers with the grieving families ......" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Deeply saddened and appalled by the attacks on the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> pilgrims....thoughts and prayers with the grieving families ......</p>&mdash; Karan Johar (@karanjohar) <a href="https://twitter.com/karanjohar/status/884512088797958144">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Varun Dhawan: "Thoughts and prayers to the people who lost their families in the #AmarnathYatra attack. How can someone attack people on a peaceful path" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thoughts and prayers to the people who lost their families in the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> attack. How can someone attack people on a peaceful path</p>&mdash; Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) <a href="https://twitter.com/Varun_dvn/status/884532122291142656">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Varun added: "Totally shocked and disturbed with the news about the #AmarnathYatra. Don't understand how can such people exist. Terrorist are cowards" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Totally shocked and disturbed with the news about the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a>. Don&#39;t understand how can such people exist. Terrorist are cowards</p>&mdash; Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) <a href="https://twitter.com/Varun_dvn/status/884532735284580353">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Akshay Kumar: "Attack on innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad...prayers for all those affected." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Attack on innocent <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad...prayers for all those affected.</p>&mdash; Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) <a href="https://twitter.com/akshaykumar/status/884450706824081412">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Arjun Kapoor: "Shocked & Disturbed by the news of the amaranth yatra terrorist attack...my prayers with the victims & their families... #AmarnathYatra" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Shocked & Disturbed by the news of the amaranth yatra terrorist attack...my prayers with the victims & their families... <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a></p>&mdash; Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) <a href="https://twitter.com/arjunk26/status/884499472679677952">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Farhan Akhtar: "The attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is deplorable... shame on the perpetrators and hope justice is delivered swiftly." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The attack on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> pilgrims is deplorable... shame on the perpetrators and hope justice is delivered swiftly.</p>&mdash; Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) <a href="https://twitter.com/FarOutAkhtar/status/884457635315150848">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Randeep Hooda: "What purpose could this cowardly violence lead to..condolences to the families of the ones lost ?? hunt the responsible down #AmarnathYatra" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What purpose could this cowardly violence lead to..condolences to the families of the ones lost ?? hunt the responsible down <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a></p>&mdash; Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) <a href="https://twitter.com/RandeepHooda/status/884486363399077888">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Sajid Khan: "This is horrible! Innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims attacked by these coward terrorists! Heartfelt prayers for the victims & their families" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is horrible! Innocent <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> pilgrims attacked by these coward terrorists! Heartfelt prayers for the victims & their families</p>&mdash; Sajid Khan (@SimplySajidK) <a href="https://twitter.com/SimplySajidK/status/884483332226068480">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Shabana Azmi: "Terror attack on innocent pilgrims #AmarnathYatra no words strong enuf to condemn the dastardly act. Perpetrators must be brot 2 book asap" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Terror attack on innocent pilgrims <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> no words strong enuf to condemn the dastardly act. <br>Perpetrators must be brot 2 book asap</p>&mdash; Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) <a href="https://twitter.com/AzmiShabana/status/884549829279535106">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Vivek Oberoi: "Deeply condemn the dreadful #AmarnathYatra attack!Heartfelt condolences & prayers for the families of the victims, very saddening & tragic!" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Deeply condemn the dreadful <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a> attack!Heartfelt condolences & prayers for the families of the victims, very saddening & tragic!??</p>&mdash; Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivek_oberoi) <a href="https://twitter.com/vivek_oberoi/status/884480776892317697">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Anupam Kher: "It is high time we Stop being diplomatic & defensive. Killing of innocent people should be dealt with total force. #AmarnathYatra" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">It is high time we Stop being diplomatic & defensive. Killing of innocent people should be dealt with total force. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a></p>&mdash; Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) <a href="https://twitter.com/AnupamPkher/status/884475599770746882">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Huma Quereshi: "For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake #AmarnathYatra.Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a>.Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand</p>&mdash; Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) <a href="https://twitter.com/humasqureshi/status/884452230128074752">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Shekhar Kapur: "Again a terrorist attack. On innocent pilgrims that wanted nothing but blessings of Lord Shiva. Time for action. Not words #AmarnathYatra" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Again a terrorist attack. On innocent pilgrims that wanted nothing but blessings of Lord Shiva. Time for action. Not words <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AmarnathYatra?src=hash">#AmarnathYatra</a></p>&mdash; Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) <a href="https://twitter.com/shekharkapur/status/884446334899679234">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> For the unversed, a group of terrorists yesterday had earlier opened fire at a bus carrying the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in the Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir. The incident occurred at 8.20 p.m. when the bus, carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar, became victim to the terrorist attack. Reportedly, the bus was neither a part of a convoy nor registered with the shrine board. The death toll in the attack has risen to seven. The police have also confirmed that as many as 15 people have been injured. (ANI)

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