Survivors recount harrowing ordeal in Reasi terror attack as bus falls into gorge

Reasi, India – Survivors of the recent terror attack in Reasi, India, have come forward to share their terrifying ordeal after terrorists ambushed a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims heading to the Vaishno Devi shrine from Shiv Khori. The attackers continued to shoot at the bus even after it plunged into a deep gorge, leaving nine dead and 33 injured. Authorities revealed that the driver was targeted by the terrorists, causing the bus to lose control.

One survivor recalled the harrowing events, stating, “We were returning from Shiv Khori when our bus was attacked. The firing didn’t stop even after the bus fell. The driver was hit, and many passengers were hurt.” Another survivor mentioned, “As we were returning from darshan at Shiv Khori, our bus was ambushed. The bus veered off the road, and the attackers didn’t cease their firing. It was a terrifying experience.”

Authorities confirmed that the terrorists had no intention of sparing any passenger on the bus, as they relentlessly fired even after the bus had crashed. The survivors’ accounts shed light on the brutal nature of the attack, where pretending to be dead was their only defense against the assailants’ onslaught. The incident has sent shockwaves through the region, underscoring the persistent threat of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Efforts are underway to identify and apprehend those responsible for the heinous assault on the innocent pilgrims. The escalating tensions in the region have raised concerns about the safety of religious travelers and the need for heightened security measures. As authorities work to bring the perpetrators to justice, the survivors’ testimonies serve as a reminder of the resilience and courage displayed in the face of adversity.