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Another Pulwama type attack under plan of Terrorists on J&K Highway, Security forces on high alert

Another Pulwama type attack under plan of Terrorists on J&K Highway, Security forces on high alert: Intelligence agencies Have alerted the security forces as they have reported another Pulwama type attack might be executed on the National Highway by the terrorists. Sources also revealed that this time they might be using a motorcycle to carry out the blast.

Terrorists planning to use motorbike to carry out another Pulwama-like attack in J&K: sources

As per the sources quoted by Zee News, the inputs generated by the intelligence agencies have revealed that a remote control might be used to trigger the possible ‘terrorist’ attack. Meanwhile, considering the specific information, security has been enhanced along the highway.

To prevent the attack, officials have directed all security forces convoy to start after 9 AM. The investigative and security agencies working in the counter-terrorism grid in Jammu and Kashmir has prepared a report that reveals that the commonly used anti-theft remote alarms or keys used in motorcycles and vehicles are being increasingly used by terrorists to trigger improvised explosive devices (IED) in the state.

Recently an IED attack was fixed to target the Army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) unit personnel in Shopian district and it was found during the investigation that the explosive was triggered using a remote key used to lock and unlock a two-wheeler.

The history of IED attack in Kashmir reveals that the terrorists were using a combination of military-grade explosives such as RDX, PETN (Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate), TNT (Trinitrotoluene) and commercial explosives such as slurries and ammonium nitrate for fabricating IEDs.

Additionally, the report also revealed that the terrorists continue to use the ‘rudimentary’ command-wire mechanism (by joining wires) to blast IEDs, so as to ‘hit the targets precisely’.

Earlier on February 14 this year, one of the worst terrorist attacks was witnessed in the state. Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were martyred in a terrorist attack in Pulwama district after an explosive-laden truck rammed into a bus in their convoy. The Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) had claimed the responsibility of the attack.

This type based on early information from the intelligence and high-security alertness, we hope Pulwama style attack will not be witnessed again by the country.