Jammu and Kashmir: 2 major IED blasts averted in South Kashmir, student planning car bomb arrested


In a big development in Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar on Wednesday revealed that the police have pre-empted and averted two IED blasts in South Kashmir. A student who was planning a car bomb attack has been arrested.

While addressing the media on Wednesday, Kumar said that a blast was being planned using a vehicle by four persons. “One Sahil Nazir of Pampore, a BA first year student, was motivated through Telegram. He revealed that he had bought an old vehicle (JK01E-0690) to be fitted with explosives, which was being brought from North Kashmir,” said Vijay Kumar, IG Kashmir.

He further added that the police also arrested his other associates, including Kaiser Ahmad from Pampore, Mohammad Fayaz and Yasir Ahmad Wani.

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Source: India Today