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Amarnath Yatra terror attack: Massive hunt on for mastermind Abu Ismail

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Published Jul 13, 2017, 1:48 am IST
Updated Jul 13, 2017, 2:05 am IST
Security personnel frisking the yatris and the locals before they head towards the holy cave shrine following the militant attack on a bus in which seven pilgrims were killed and 19 others injured, at Nuwun base Camp in South Kashmir on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)
 Security personnel frisking the yatris and the locals before they head towards the holy cave shrine following the militant attack on a bus in which seven pilgrims were killed and 19 others injured, at Nuwun base Camp in South Kashmir on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Security forces have launched a massive hunt for Pakistani national and Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT) commander Abu Ismail who has emerged as the mastermind of the deadly terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, a senior police official said here on Wednesday. The government has also sounded the “highest alert” across Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of Monday’s attack in Anantnag district of Kashmir in which seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, were killed.

Officials in Delhi, quoting intelligence inputs, said four terrorists, two of them Pakistanis, are suspected to have been involved in the attack.

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