Akshay Kumar and other Bollywood celebs condemn terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims
Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar and director Shekhar Kapur, among other celebs have expressed their grief over the attack on Amarnath pilgrims that left at least seven people dead.Updated: Jul 11, 2017 13:48 IST
Bollywood celebs including Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi and Shekhar Kapur, among others, spoke out against the Monday evening terrorist attack on the Amarnath pilgrims and called it a cowardly act.
At least seven pilgrims were killed and several wounded when suspected militants attacked police vehicles escorting Amarnath yatris at two different places in Anantnag district of Kashmir on Monday. One of the attacks took place at Botengoo in Anantnag.
The pilgrims were travelling on a bus and along with them several of the policemen were also injured.
Attack on innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad...prayers for all those affected.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 10, 2017
The attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is deplorable... shame on the perpetrators and hope justice is delivered swiftly.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 10, 2017
For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake #AmarnathYatra.Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) July 10, 2017
Again a terrorist attack. On innocent pilgrims that wanted nothing but blessings of Lord Shiva. Time for action. Not words #AmarnathYatra— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) July 10, 2017
Dastardly act. Attacking pilgrims? Is this what it's come to? Must be condemned unequivocally - by all.#AmarnathYatra— Gul Panag (@GulPanag) July 10, 2017
Such a tragedy. Angry and very sad. The perpetrators must know that they belong to no religion. They are murderers. #AmarnathTerrorAttack— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) July 10, 2017
A tragic night ! Time for the nation to stand together and defeat the sinister designs of the terrorists to divide us.— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) July 10, 2017
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First Published: Jul 10, 2017 22:39 IST