Guwahati: A woman in a burqa can be seen throwing a homemade bomb at a CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) bunker in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town on Tuesday evening.
The 20-second clip from a nearby security camera shows the woman walking past before she stops, takes out the explosive device from her bag and throws it at the bunker. As she does so, a few people walking on the road can be seen running away.
A burqa clad person hurled a petrol bomb at a CRPF camp in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday evening. The act was caught on CCTV cameras. pic.twitter.com/3nGev1kte7
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A video has gone viral on the internet in which it was seen that a burqa-clad terrorist was seen throwing a bomb at a CRPF post. The unidentified terrorist, who was seen in Islamic gear, stopped in the middle of the street, took a bomb out of his/her bag, and threw it at the CRPF camp.
The terrorist was seen running runs away from the spot immediately afterwards.
A few two-wheelers were also seen passing by when the terrorist hurled bombs at the camp. The CRPF camp burnt in flames as bystanders poured water to douse the fire caused by the petrol bomb.
The Kashmir police has launched a manhunt after a woman was caught on camera hurling petrol bomb at CRPF camp in Sopore. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera.
In the video the device the woman threw begins sparking flames as soon as she pulls it out of her bag. She then throws it at the bunker and runs away.
The woman who hurled a bomb at the CRPF bunker in Sopore yesterday has been identified. She will be arrested soon: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar pic.twitter.com/Wtj5zSvNOf
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On Wednesday, Vijay Kumar, IGP (Kashmir Police) told news agency ANI that the burqa-clad woman had been identified and will be arrested soon.
The attack comes three days after terrorists hurled a grenade at a camp of the Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Special Operations Group (SOG) in Shopian district. According to officials, the grenade exploded near the camp and no damage was reported.
The attack on the CRPF camp also comes amid massive political controversy surrounding Vivek Agnihotri’s film ‘The Kashmir Files’ – which depicts the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during the peak of insurgency in the Valley.
(Inputs From ANI)