Intelligence officials and forensic experts on Tuesday warned of more Pulwama-style improvised explosive device (IED) attacks on security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir.
The warning comes hours after an IED explosion on Monday injured nine soldiers of a 44 Rashtriya Rifles patrol and two civilians along the Arihal-Lassipora road in south Kashmir’s Pulwama. Two of the soldiers succumbed to injuries on Tuesday.
The 14 February suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy that killed 40 personnel was one of the deadliest attacks in Kashmir in the past three decades.
However, the increased frequency of IED explosions hints at a more sinister plan by terror organizations to minimize their casualties and cause maximum damage to security forces. Read More