Search operations by Government Railway Police & Railway Protection Force continued on Friday after a bag full of explosive materials was found by the police near a taxi stand in the Jammu and Kashmir railway station.
On Thursday, the police rushed to the spot and took possession of the bag, which contained 18 detonators, some wires, and 500 grams of wax-paper material packed into boxes. Shortly after the incident, the dog squad and bomb disposal team also reached the site.
The police apparently foiled a plan to possibly trigger an IED blast, as they were alerted after an abandoned bag was found in a ‘nallah’ (drain) near the taxi stand, according to news agency
Senior Superintendent of Police (Railways) Arif Rishu said, “We recovered a bag near the taxi stand at Jammu Railway Station. Explosive materials packed in 2 boxes were found in the bag. 18 detonators and some wires were recovered. Around 500gm of wax-type material was packed in the box. Materials have been seized”, news agency reported.