Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi condemned the attack that took place in Anantnag on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims. Condemning the incident, Modi tweeted that India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks & evil designs of hate.
Modi further said,''Spoke to the Governor and Chief Minister of J&K and assured all possible assistance required.''
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims, calling it the "most reprehensible act".
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in the wake of terror attack involving Amarnath pilgrims and assured her of all support.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi condemned the killing of Amarnath pilgrims in a militant attack as a "crime against humanity" and asserted that India will not be be cowed down by such cowardly terror attacks.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag is a "blot on all Muslims and Kashmiris".
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the attack and said these terrorists were the enemies of Kashmir and Kashmiriyat.
NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind and BJP chief Amit Shah condemned the terror attack, with the latter asserting that "cowards responsible for the barbaric attack will not be spared".
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani termed the attack as an act of cowards and said India will never bow down to such ideology.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the terrorist attack on Amarnath yatris and said terrorism is unacceptable anywhere in the world. "Strongly condemn the attack on Amarnath yatris and the police.
Seven pilgrims were killed and 14 others, including policemen, injured when a bus of yatris was caught in a cross fire between militants and a police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantang district, police said. The bus was carrying pilgrims back from Baltal after performing the yatra.