Amarnath yatra terror attack: Police identify 'over ground LeT workers' who aided incident

Srinagar: The Lashkar-e-Taiba's "over ground workers" who provided logistical help to militants before the attack on Amarnath pilgrims have been identified, police said on Monday.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

Considerable progress has been made in the probe into 10 July terror attack that left eight pilgrims dead in Anantnag of south Kashmir, a senior police official said.

Giving additional details of the investigation, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Munir Khan said, "Two LeT Pakistani militants, including Abu Ismail, supported by two local LeT militants, were involved in the case."

The over ground workers (OGWs) of the LeT who provided logistical support before the attack have been identified by the police, he told reporters.

Khan said the police were also "investigating thoroughly whether the two local LeT militants, by the name of Jibran and Saad, who were killed at Bragpora (on 17 July), were in any way involved in the attack or not".


Updated Date: Jul 24, 2017 17:09 PM

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