Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert after Pakistan reportedly shared with India information regarding the threat of a possible attack in Pulwama district.
The alert warns against a possible attack by militants using an improvised explosive device mounted on a vehicle somewhere near Awantipora, the Indian Express reported.
A security official said the information had also been shared with the US. He added that the attack was being planned to probably avenge the death of Zakir Musa, who was killed in an operation in Tral last month. Musa launched and headed an al-Qaeda affiliate called Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind in Kashmir after breaking away from the Hizbul Mujahideen in May 2017, the report said. Read more