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Terror bid to bomb Jammu at different locations foiled by police

Last Updated on February 15, 2021 at 7:54 pm

Security forces have foiled a major terror plot on the second anniversary of Pulwama attack. Sources said that seven kilo RDX has been recovered in Jammu. Police has also arrested a terrorist who is a resident of the Kashmir Valley. This huge cache has been recovered with the help of this man.

The Jammu and Kashmir police detected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near the crowded general bus stand area in Jammu city.

Mukesh Singh, Jammu Inspector General of Police (IG), while addresing a press conference said that the police was on high alert as they had inputs that terror groups were planning an attack on the anniversary of Pulwama attack. Earlier, they arrested a person named Sohail and recovered 6-6.5 to 7 kgs of IED from his possession.

When police interrogated Sohail then he revealed that he studies in Chandigarh and he received message from Pakistan’s Al Badr Tanzeem to plant IED here. Sohail told the police that he was given three-four target locations to place the IED, after which he was asked to take a flight to Srinagar where an Over Ground Worker of Al Badr Tanzeem named Athar Shakeel Khan would have received him.

Sharing further information, the cop said that another person by name of Qazi Waseem in Chandigarh was also aware of this matter. He has also been held. Police has also arrested a person named Abid Nabi.

Two years ago, on this day (February 14, 2019), a Fidayeen terror squad of Jaish-e-Mohammad attacked a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, Kashmir. 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives in the attack. The Pulwama attack was the result of a deliberate plot by Pakistan. 35 other personnel were injured in these attacks. It was the deadliest terror on India’s state security personnel in Kashmir since 1989.