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Modi’s policies have created space for terrorists in Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi questioned the BJP-PDP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Jul 12, 2017 20:16 IST
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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi(PTI)

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in the wake of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, indicating that the Congress will sharpen its criticism over the Centre’s Kashmir policy.

In a series of tweets, Gandhi said,

The Congress vice president’s fresh criticism against the PM comes a day after Opposition parties asked the government to introspect and find out how despite intelligence inputs, terrorists could attack the pilgrims’ bus.

Bodies of the Amarnath pilgrims who were killed in Monday's militant attack at Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir, being brought by an IAF plane at the airport in Surat on Tuesday. (PTI)

Gandhi, like many other Opposition leaders, questioned the BJP-PDP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, the first such ruling alliance in the state.

On Monday evening, a group of militants attacked the bus at Batengoo in Anantnag area, killing seven pilgrims. The bus was coming back from Baltal, one of the base camps of the Amarnath Yatra to Jammu. This was the first major attack on Amarnath pilgrims in 16 years.

In another tweet, Gandhi said,