Vehicle-borne IED blast averted in Pulwama

Srinagar: A major terror attack was averted in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Inspector General of Police of Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar, said that Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen were behind the terror plot.

Addressing a press conference, the top cop said, "A major terror attack of a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted by the timely input and action by Pulwama Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Indian Army."

IGP Kashmir informed that 40-45 kgs of explosives were laden inside the car and the terrorist was expected to target a vehicle of security forces or police.

The top cop said that the police was getting information about a possible terror attack since last week. Desk: Asianet Online