Vehicle used in Kishtwar attack seized

Vehicle used in Kishtwar attack seized
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Jammu, Police have seized the car used in the Kishtwar attack in which a senior RSS functionary and his PSO were killed, an officer said Sunday.

The vehicle was recovered from an area in Kishtwar district, he said. Police have released a photograph of the owner of the vehicle, Zahid Hussain, who had been absconding since the attack, the officer said.

“We have identified and tracked down a vehicle (used in the terror attack). We have identified its owner also,” Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone, said M K Sinha.

Hussain has reportedly joined militant outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen recently but police did not confirm this.


According to sources, the car had a false number plate and had changed hands four times.

Senior RSS leader Chanderkant Sharma and his security guard were killed on April 9 when a militant opened fire inside a health centre in Kishtwar town.