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Security forces foil Pulwama-like tragedy in Kashmir

Srinagar: A serious terror plot was averted in Jammu and Kashmir after the safety forces recovered a automotive laden with an Improvised Explosive Gadget (IED) in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The explosive laden automotive was stated to be positioned at a strategic location to focus on a safety forces convoy or a defence set up.

The explosive was stored in a blue drum contained in the automotive. A bomb disposal squad reached the spot on Thursday morning. Folks had been requested to maneuver away from the neighborhood. The bomb disposal squad then as an alternative of defusing the explosive, exploded the automobile.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted: “A major incident of a vehicle borne IED blast is averted by the timely input and action by Pulwama Police, CRPF and the Army.”

As per the studies, late on Wednesday evening, a automotive was intercepted by the safety forces from Rajpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The police had a particular enter a couple of lone automotive, which was tracked to Shaadipura, (Rajpura highway) in Pulwama.

Nevertheless, the driving force, who is alleged to be a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, managed to flee after preliminary firefight within the cowl of darkness.

Investigation to date have revealed that the white color Santro automotive had a quantity plate of a two-wheeler, which was registered within the identify of a resident of Jammu’s Kathua.

In February 2019, 40 CRPF troopers had been killed in an identical IED laden automotive pushed by a, Adil Ahmed Dar, a Jaish terrorist. Later in April final 12 months, an identical failed try of exploding IED occurred in Banihal wherein Hizbul terror module was stated to be concerned. Each instances of terror conspiracy are being investigated by NIA.

(IANS)

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