Vehicle Used in Pulwama Attack is Mini-Van- Complete Details
The explosive-laden vehicle used for the Pulwama attack is identified as a mini-van. The owner of the vehicle is on the run.
The van was filled with at least 20 kg of RDX and driven into the 78-vehicle CRPF convoy by a suicide bomber of Jaish-e Mohammad on February 14, which resulted in the death of 40 CPRF men.
There is doubt if Forensic experts can get any clue from the vehicle used, as only pieces of metal have remained. The National Investigation Agency said that it managed to get not only make of the vehicle but also its chassis number and registration number.
The vehicle is a Maruti Suzuki Ecco van which was first bought in 2011 and changed hands seven times since then. The last buyer was Sajjad Bhat, a resident of Anantnag's Bijbehara.
Bhat bought the vehicle just 10 days before Pulwama attack, but he was not found, when a raid happened on February 23rd on his home.
Bhat was a 19-year-old student of a madrasa, Siraj-ul-Uloom, in Shopian. He disappeared on the day of the attack and his today photo, holding guns, declared that he entered to Jaish.