Jammu and Kashmir: LeT planned blasts in Udhampur with an eye on Amit Shah’s visit


Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit was behind the recent twin blasts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur which were carried out ahead of high profile visit of the Union home minister to convey “all is not well” in the Union Territory, DGP Dilbag Singh said on Sunday.

He said the case was cracked within three days with the arrest of a “recycled” terrorist with five more improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in his posession, including three ready-to-use sticky bombs.

Police said the accused has been identified as Mohamad Aslam Sheikh who confessed that he had placed the IEDs in both the buses at Bus stand Ramnagar, on September 28 at around 3 pm on the direction of his Pakistani handler Mohammed Amin Bhat alias Khubaib.

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Source: The Hindustan Times