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'All Eyes on Reasi’ - Why is it trending on social media? Explained

The 53-seater bus, travelling from the Shiv Khori temple to Katra, veered off the road after the attack and fell into a deep gorge near Teryath village in the Poni area

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- June 11th 2024 04:34 PM
'All Eyes on Reasi’ - Why is it trending on social media? Explained

'All Eyes on Reasi’ - Why is it trending on social media? Explained

 'All Eyes on Reasi’ - Explained | 'All Eyes on Reasi’ has become a globally recognised phrase, flooding social media with posts and images following a horrifying terror attack on a bus carrying pilgrims that claimed the lives of many individuals. 

On Sunday, the district of Reasi in Jammu and Kashmir has become the focal point of discussions across various social media platforms. 


This sudden surge in attention can be attributed to a tragic incident that unfolded in the region, capturing the concern and curiosity of netizens nationwide.

A Tragic Day for Hindus!

The incident in Reasi unfolded when terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying pilgrims, leading to the deaths of nine persons and injuries to 41 others. 

The 53-seater bus, travelling from the Shiv Khori temple to Katra, veered off the road after the attack and fell into a deep gorge near Teryath village in the Poni area.

Terrorists hiding in the nearby forest ambushed the vehicle, firing upon it. The bus driver was hit by a bullet, lost control, and the vehicle rolled down a gorge. Both the bus driver and the conductor were killed in the attack.

The news of this heinous act sent shockwaves across the country, sparking outrage and demands for justice.

Social media impact 

As information about the attack continues to unfold, social media platforms have served as crucial channels for spreading awareness and mobilizing support for the affected individuals and communities. Hashtags such as #ReasiAttack and #JusticeForVictims have been trending. 

Meanwhile, Alia, Priyanka Chopra, Varun Dhawan, Mohit Raina, Parineeti Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Riteish Deshmukh, Anupam Kher and others expressed their grief over the recent terror attack on pilgrims in Reasi, Jammu and Kashmir.

Involvement of Pakistan-backed militant group TRF

The Pakistan-backed militant group, The Resistance Front (TRF), has claimed responsibility for the terror attack on a bus carrying pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday. The attack resulted in the deaths of nine persons and leaving 33 others injured.

In a statement, the The Resistance Front (TRF) warned of more attacks targeting "tourists and non-locals," describing the Reasi terror attack as "the beginning of a renewed start."

The trending hashtag surrounding Reasi on social media underscore the profound impact of the recent terror attack and highlight the collective desire for peace, justice, and security in the region. 

- With inputs from agencies

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