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Police cracks IED explosion in vehicle carrying Army troops, Pakistani terrorist killed

Meanwhile, a Pakistani identified as Tufail was among two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces at Chaktaras Kandi in north Kashmir’s Kupwara.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

The Shopian Police on Tuesday arrested four terrorists and their associates and cracked the recent terror attack case in which an IED was exploded in a vehicle at Shedow in which one soldier was martyred and three others injured.

All 4 terrorist and their associates have been arrested, said IGP Kashmir Range Vijay Kumar who congratulated the team that cracked the case.

The blast had taken place at approximately 3 am on 2 June and according to Army it occurred while troops were moving from Shedow to lay cordon and search in general area Patitohalan.

While moving to the target area, at approximately a km from (Shedow), an explosion took place in the civil hired vehicle, being used by the team, resulting in death of a soldier and injuries to three soldiers.

Meanwhile, a Pakistani identified as Tufail was among two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces at Chaktaras Kandi in north Kashmir’s Kupwara.

Both terrorists belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), police said.