I can't imagine how a supposedly reputed media house as BBC can make this blunder... unless they just don’t care.
The grenade attack mentioned here in
For years since 1990, I have seen people claim that they had recently been to Kashmir and it was all fine there - and only later I would find that they had just been to Vaishnodevi and Katra, and to Jammu on way - and that’s what they assumed was Kashmir. Even now, my friends ooh-aah when I am about to head for a vacation to
Such ignorance can be pardoned of a layman in Chennai or
And why does it matter?
For years this misrepresentation in media has been rampant - where the media selectively projects the pain Kashmir valley has been experiencing - totally ignoring that Jammu and Doda districts for last many years have seen as much pain and agony - for no reason.
Worse still, this attack is a targetted attack at innocent Hindu pilgrims headed for the Vaishnodevi shrine - clearly aimed to disrupt the Amarnath yatra.
Native Hindu's have already been eliminated from
Ethnic cleansing of the highest degree...