Compensation of Rs. 10 Lakh announced for pilgrims killed in terror attack

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Surat: A day after the horrible attack that killed several pilgrims while the bus carrying Amarnath Yatra pilgrims was targeted by militants, Gujarat government today announced the compensation of rupees 10 lakh to the family of the dead.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani received the bodies along with 19 injured pilgrims and 32 others who were flown from Srinagar.

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Mr Rupani also announced Rs. 2 lakh each for those injured in the Monday terror attack.

“The family members of the killed pilgrims will be provided Rs. 10 lakh compensation by the Gujarat government while the injured will be given Rs. 2 lakh,” Chief Minister Rupani said.

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On Monday night, six women and a man were killed and 19 others injured when militants attacked an unescorted bus from Gujarat at Khanabal in Anantnag district on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.