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Pakistani national suspect in Srinagar IED blast

A Pakistani national is suspected to be the mastermind of improvised explosive device blast which killed four persons in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government has announced a Rs ten lakh reward for information leading to his arrest.

india Updated: Sep 12, 2009 23:38 IST

A Pakistani national is suspected to be the mastermind of Sunday's improvised explosive device blast which killed four persons in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir government announced a Rs ten lakh reward for information leading to his arrest.

The Pakistani national has been identified as Rahman, official sources said.

Terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba is behind the incident for which the logistics was provided by Hizbul Mujahideen, they said.

The IED was tied to a gas cylinder which was kept in a car parked nearly 30m from Srinagar central jail.

The IED went off blowing up a police vehicle carrying detenus back from a court and leaving four persons, including three policemen, dead and 14 injured.