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50 detained for questioning in terrorist attack at pilgrims bus that killed 9 and injured 41

Last Updated on June 13, 2024 at 6:53 pm

District Police Reasi have detained 50 persons for questioning in connection with the recent terrorist attack on a pilgrims’ bus in the Kanda area of P/S Pouni. The incident, which occurred on 09.06.2024, in death of 9 persons and 41 injured. The incident left the community in shock and grief.

The detentions were made following an intensive investigation led by the police at the Kanda Area Police Station, Pouni. Significant leads have been uncovered, aiding in the identification and capture of those who may potentially involved in orchestrating the attack, said Reasi’s senior superintendent of police Mohita Sharma. 

To ensure a comprehensive probe, search operations have been expanded to encompass the far-flung areas of Arnas and Mahore. These operations aim to uncover further evidence and apprehend terrorists who may be hiding in these remote regions.

The law enforcement agencies are committed to bringing the perpetrators to justice and ensuring the safety and security of all residents and visitors in the area, Mohita Sharma said and urged the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities immediately.

The police has already released the sketch of a terrorist involved in the attack and announced a cash reward for providing credible information leading to his arrest.