A major terror attack has been averted before the Republic Day as Srinagar police busted a module of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
The police have arrested 5 operatives associated with the terror group handeled by Masood Azhar, who is on the UN-designated terrorist list.
JeM has been behind several terrorist attacks on Indian soil, the later was the Pulwama terror attack, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir in last February.
In the major bust, the Srinagar police recovered a huge cache of explosives, including bombs.
The arrested terrorists have been identified as Aijaz Ahmed Sheikh, Umar Hameed Sheikh, Imtiyaz Ahmed Chikla, Sahil Farooq Gojri and Naseer Ahmed Mir.