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Jammu grenade attack masterminded by Hizbul
Jammu grenade attack masterminded by Hizbul Mujahideen's Farooq Bhatt, thrower arrested

JAMMU. The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist who threw a grenade at a crowded bus stand in Jammu city, Jammu and Kashmir, resulting in a powerful blast that killed one person and injured over 30.

Within hours of the blast, the police arrested Yasir Bhatt alias Arhaan, a resident of Kulgam district in south Kashmir. He was caught by the police while fleeing. Bhatt was tasked to throw this grenade by District Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen in Kulgam, Farooq Ahmed Bhatt alias Omar.
Jammu and Kashmir Police IGP Manish K Sinha said, "Teams were constituted to work on leads, CCTV camera footage examined, based on oral testimony of witnesses we were able to identify a suspect. He was detained, his name is Yasir Bhatt, he has confessed to the crime. Yasir Bhatt was tasked to throw this grenade by District Commander of Hizbul Mujahideen in Kulgam, Farooq Ahmed Bhatt alias Omar."

Governor Satya Pal Malik condemned the attack. He announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased and Rs 20,000 each to those injured in the incident.

Following the attack, the Jammu and Kashmir Police detained 12 people.

Six of the injured are in critical condition. The injured people were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu where they are currently undergoing treatment. The blast occurred at around 12 noon.
(UPDATED ON 7TH MARCH 2019)