J&K issues an advisory for tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the ‘Valley’ immediately

Started from July 1, the Amarnath Yatra was scheduled to end on August 15 this year. But, this 45 days long yatra has been curtailed two weeks before because of terror threat in the valley. The Jammu and Kashmir government asked Amarnath Yatris and tourists to “immediately” curtail their yatra and leave the valley.

This news has spread the panic among tourists and Yatris. Indian Army blamed Pakistan for trying to disrupt peace in the valley.

People at social media questioning on the safety of local Kashimiri residents as the advisory committee issued the letter mentioned only Amarnath Yatris and Tourists.

For the security purpose, Lt. Gen. KJS Dhillon said that they have carried out search operations to counter any possible attack. The advisory issue came, soon after the Indian Army discovered multiple weapons including a landmine and a sniper rifle on the route of the Amarnath Yatra.

People were advised to maintain calm and keep trust on the security forces.

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