The Jaish-e-Mohammed has claimed responsibility for the attack
The terrorist driving a suicide vehicle was Adil Ahmad from Kakapora in Pulwama
The bus was blown up on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of the district
More than 2,500 Central Reserve Police Force personnel, many of them returning from leave to rejoin duty in the Valley, were travelling in the convoy of 78 vehicles when they were ambushed on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Latoomode in
Awantiporain south Kashmir around 3.15 pm.
The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack that took place about 20 km from Srinagar, officials said.
Police identified the suicide bomber as Adil Ahmed, who officials said joined the Jaish in 2018.