Vehicle Used In Pulwama Attack Was Mini-Van, Owner On The Run: Report

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New Delhi: The vehicle used in the Pulwama terror attack was a mini-van and its owner is on the run, the National Investigation Agency said in a statement today.

The NIA said it has made a significant breakthrough in the probe into the suicide car bombing that killed over 40 CRPF soldiers on Jammu-Srinagar highway on February 14.

Piecing together the debris of the vehicle used by the suicide bomber, who belonged to the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed, the NIA with the help of forensic and automobile experts have been able to identify the vehicle, the probe agency said in the statement.

A Maruti Ecco vehicle that was sold to a resident of Heaven Colony in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag in 2011 was used in the attack, the NIA said.