Bollywood condemns the dastardly attacks on Amarnath pilgrims

Several Bollywood celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Madhur Bhandarkar among others have severely condemned the dastardly attacks on Amarnath pilgrims that took place on Monday evening.

At least seven pilgrims, including five women, were killed and many injured when militants attacked a bus carrying pilgrims in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir at about 8 20 pm on Monday. The incident has left everyone shocked and social media pages are flooded with prayers for the victims and strong disapproval for the strikes.

Shah Rukh wrote “Saddening to see innocent lives being taken. Prayers for the victims & may God give strength to the families of the #AmarnathYatra pilgrims.”

Akshay tweeted, “Attack on innocent #AmarnathYatra pilgrims is a low of another level! Angry and sad…prayers for all those affected.”

Swara Bhasker wrote, “SHAME on this heinous act of terror & crime! U r monsters!! Inhuman barbaric unjustifiable!! #AmarnathTerrorAttack.”

Huma Qureshi sent out a message of unity and brotherhood. “For years Kashmiri Muslims have helped Hindu brothers undertake #AmarnathYatra. Shame on terrorists. We will not let hate win#UnitedWeStand,” she tweeted.

Filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, “My prayers are with #AmarnathYatra attack victims & their families. This disgusting act of cowardice is beyond any reason of any kind.”

Mahesh Bhatt wrote, “A tragic night ! Time for the nation to stand together and defeat the sinister designs of the terrorists to divide us.”

“Such a tragedy. Angry and very sad. The perpetrators must know that they belong to no religion. They are murderers. #AmarnathTerrorAttack,” tweeted Hansal Mehta.

In a couple of tweets, Riteish Deshmukh wrote, “People on pilgrimage attached by terrorists. Shameful & deplorable act. My heart goes out to the families of the victims. Deepest Condolences… Wage a direct war & see who wins... how does killing innocent help whatever cause you are fighting for. #AmarnathTerrorAttack.”

Varun Dhawan wrote, “Totally shocked and disturbed with the news about the #AmarnathYatra. Don't understand how can such people exist. Terrorist are cowards.”

Vivek Oberoi tweeted, “Deeply condemn the dreadful #AmarnathYatra attack!Heartfelt condolences & prayers for the families of the victims, very saddening & tragic!”