Rattled Jaish-e-Mohammad planning to launch vehicle-borne IED attack on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir: Sources

Prime News, National (New Delhi), June 4:- Days after the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir found an IED-laden car in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district which was a part of a terrorist attack plan, Intelligence sources said that Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists are planning to conduct another Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) attack on security forces in Kashmir valley.

Security forces have been put on high alert to foil any such attack by Pakistan-based terror group.

On May 28, a joint team of forces recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) from a Santro car in Ayengund area of Rajpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The IED was defused successfully by the bomb disposal squad and a major attack was averted.

A Jammu and Kashmir Police officer had told Zee News that security forces had received inputs 4-5 days ago about the movement of the vehicle carrying IED. He said a bomb disposal squad was called to the spot as soon as the IED-laden car was spotted.

The search was conducted by a joint team which included 44 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and Pulwama Police.

The owner of the car, affiliated with terror outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorist, was detained and interrogated further. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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