Reasi Bus Attack: 2 Terrorists, 9 Dead in J&K

Reasi Bus Attack


Reasi Bus Attack: Police Confirm Two Terrorists Involved, Search Operation Launched

Reasi, Jammu and Kashmir – June 10, 2024

Jammu and Kashmir police have confirmed that at least two terrorists were involved in yesterday’s deadly attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Reasi district. The attack, which occurred around 6:10 pm on Sunday, left nine people dead and 33 injured.

“Eyewitnesses reported seeing two attackers,” said Reasi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mohita Sharma. “A combing operation is underway in the area with five teams formed to search for the suspects.”

Reasi Bus Attack

The SSP provided details of the attack, stating that militants fired upon the bus. “The driver was unfortunately shot in the head, leading to a loss of control and the bus plunging into a ditch,” she added. “Despite this, the terrorists continued firing for an estimated 15-20 minutes, causing further casualties among the passengers.”

The search operation involves the Indian Army, State Disaster Response Force, and drones to locate the terrorists in the dense forest area.

The bus, traveling from the Shiv Khori shrine to Katra, was targeted near the Pouni area bordering Rajouri district.

Officials have confirmed that the rescue operation is complete, with injured passengers taken to Naraina and Reasi District hospitals.

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