Udhampur terror attack: NIA to take over probe

Aug 06, 2015, 09:28 IST | PTI

New Delhi: The investigation of the Udhampur terror attack will be handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) who are expected to reach Jammu today.

The team will interrogate the terrorist who was captured yesterday in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, yesterday, two BSF jawans were martyred in a gun battle where a militant was shot dead.

The captured terrorist after the first round of investigation said that he hailed from Faisalabad, Pakistan and had been on Indian soil for the past 12 days.

According to reports, there had been many warnings from the intelligence about a possible terror attack in Udhampur which was a vulnerable spot due to the ongoing Amarnath yatra.

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