New Delhi/ July,31 : Raids are being carried out at 14 locations in Jammu and Kashmir divisions over investigations linked to two cases. The raids come weeks after an attack on an army facility at the Air Force base in Jammu Airport where drones were used. The other case is linked to militant group Lashkar-e-Mustafa, working “at the behest of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed”, officials have said.
The raids by Nation Investigative Agency (NIA) are being conducted in Shopian, Anantnag and Banihal in the Kashmir region, besides Jammu’s Sunjwan. Two Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were injured in the explosions that took place a little before 2 am on June 27 at the high security airport located around 14 km from the border with Pakistan. The terror attack on Jammu Airport – which is a dual-use facility under IAF control – had led to alerts being sounded across J&K and Ladakh. In the following two weeks, at least six sightings of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)were reported in different areas of Jammu & Kashmir.
The other case at the centre of raids today is linked to “the conspiracy by Lashkar-e-Mustafa – working at the behest of Jaish-e-Mohammed militant outfit to carry out militant activities in Jammu area ” officials have said.