Published On: Fri, Jan 26th, 2018

Female suicide bomber arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: An alleged female suicide bomber has been arrested here along with an accomplice, police said on Friday.

The woman was identified as Sadiya Anwar Sheikh, 18, from Pune

The woman was identified as Sadiya Anwar Sheikh, 18, from Pune, Additional Director General of Police Munir Khan told the media. She was arrested late Thursday and was being questioned, he said.

Intelligence reports had earlier warned that a non-local female suicide bomber had entered Srinagar, leading to a massive hunt ahead of Republic Day on Friday.

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