Police have detained seven persons from Pulwama district of South Kashmir in connection with the terror attack, officials say.
The youths were detained from Pulwama and Awantipora during the night on suspicion of links with the planning of the suicide attack.
The overall planning is believed to be done by a Pakistani national, one Kamran of Jaish-e-Mohammed, who has been operating and moving in areas — Pulwama, Awantipora and Tral areas of South Kashmir.
The fidayeen (suicide attacker) was identified as Adil Ahmad from Kakapora in Pulwama. He had joined the JeM in 2018.
According to initial investigations, the planning for the terror strike was done at Midoora area of Tral in South Kashmir.
Police are also looking for another local JeM overground worker who was instrumental in arranging the explosive material. – PTI