Operation Shiva: How Indian Army thwarted a sure shot attack on the Amarnath Yatra

New Delhi, Aug 04: The Amarnath Yatra was called off amidst specific threats that were detected by the Intelligence agencies.

The Army said that an Improvised Explosive Device was found along the route of the Yatra, following which a decision was taken to call of the Yatra. The security forces launched ‘Operation Shiva,” after the intelligence indicated that the Jaish-e-Mohammad would be looking to target the Yatra in a bid to avenge the Balakot air strikes.

Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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