J&K police foil tragedy, Recover IED from terror suspect

In a recent development, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have successfully prevented a major tragedy in Pulwama by arresting a suspected terrorist associate and recovering an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing around 5-6 kg.  The police have registered a case into the matter.

“Pulwama Police averted a major tragedy by apprehending a #terror associate Ishfaq Ahmed Wani R/O Arigam #Pulwama and recovering a #IED (approx 5-6Kgs) on his disclosure. Case registered,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted on Sunday afternoon.

The suspect has been identified as Ishfaq Ahmed Wani, who hails from Arigam in Pulwama. The police have registered a case in the matter. The incident has been hailed as a significant victory for the security forces in the region, as they continue to battle terrorism and maintain law and order.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.

Earlier a massive search operation which began on Friday to hunt down terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri continued on Sunday.  “Search operation to track down terrorists underway in the Kandi area of Rajouri,” officials said.

A total of five soldiers lost their lives in the anti-terror operation in the Kandi area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri on May 5.

The five soldiers were killed during the anti-terror ‘Operation Trinetra’ of the Indian Army with Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF.

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