Drivers circulate fake social media posts regarding attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Srinagar: A case has been registered against some unidentified people for circulating fake social media posts regarding an attack on Amarnath pilgrims. The case was registered by Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday.

According to police sources some unknown people who were running a travel agency from Mangal Market near Jammu railway station had brought taxis from outside the state to carry Amarnath pilgrims. This angered some taxi drivers associated with local taxi union who smashed the window panes of these privately run taxis at Mangal market making them to leave.

The drivers while concocting a story about the attack, uploaded fake posts on social media regarding the attack on Amarnath yatris causing scare among pilgrims.

A case has been registered in this regard and investigations are underway.