Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police have constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the attack on a bus carrying Amaranth pilgrims which left seven yatris dead and 19 others injured, sources said on Friday.
The six-member SIT is headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) South Kashmir, SP Pani. Other members of SIT include Senior Superintendent of Police Anantnag, Altaf Ahmad Khan, one Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) rank officer and some more officers who will assist in carrying out the probe, they said.
On Monday last seven pilgrims were killed and 19 others injured after their bus bearing registration number GJ09Z 9976 came under attack in Batengo area of Anantnag along the Srinagar-Jammu highway.
The bus was not registered with Amaranth Shrine Board and had reportedly violated the travel rules.