Security forces including intelligence, army, police averted a major terror Pulwama-like terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ayengund area of Rajpora after forces neutralised an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) recovered from a car. According to sources, the terrorists were planning to target a convoy of 20-25 vehicles that was to carry close to 400 soldiers, commanders and officers.
The attack was averted after Jammu and Kashmir Police and bomb squad of the Army detected a Santro car fitted with explosives and destroyed it. The vehicle is said to have carrying 40-50 kilo IED since debris of the car went up to 50 meters in the air after the explosive was neutralised in a controlled and technical manner.
Reports say the 40-50 kg IED was composed of Ammonium Nitrate and Nitro Glycerine using which the terrorists wanted to target Indian soldiers.