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TNN | New Delhi | Aug 2, 2019:: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley and return as soon as possible in the wake of intelligence inputs of “specific terror threats” to the pilgrimage.
The principal secretary (Home) issued a security advisory, saying pilgrims and tourists “may curtail their stay” and “return as soon as possible”.
The state government advisory came as Army warned that Pakistan-based terrorists are planning to target the Amarnath Yatra in the Valley.
Here are the top developments and reactions:
Pak army mine, sniper rifle found on Amarnath Yatra route
The Army said that security forces had recovered a Pakistan-made mine and a huge cache of arms from along the Amarnath Yatra route. Searches were launched along the pilgrimage route after specific intelligence input that Pakistan-based terrorists might target the Yatra using improvised explosive devices and attack pilgrims, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon said in a joint briefing by security forces.
The forces launched a massive operation along the Amarnath Yatra route, during which a huge a cache of arms was recovered and it included a mine with a Pakistan Ordnance Factory stamp and an American sniper rifle M-24, he said.
As per available report, the Amarnath Yatra is now suspended upto Aug 4.