The Amarnath yatra attack has shocked the nation. Seven persons were killed in the most brutal fashion by terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. It was an act of desperation by the Lashkar which finds itself cornered in the Valley. There are three reasons why the Lashkar went ahead and decided to break an unwritten code not attack the yatra. The former chief of the Research and Analysis, C D Sahay decodes for OneIndia the possible reasons why the Lashkar would have gone ahead and carried out the attack.