Intelligence officers stated while the assailants of Parihar and his brother were silent being known and traced, the modus operandi and weapons broken-down within the attack present the involvement of native terrorists, who were per chance assisted and facilitated by overground crew.
“Preliminary inquiry means that 6-7 Hizbul terrorists had been tenting in Kishtwar for past few days. It’s a topic of investigation whether or not they were in Kishtwar to spoil out the means they are in most cases facing in Kashmir because of bigger surveillance and deployment of safety forces there, or if they had come on a particular mission to execute Parihar. Whereas we are adequately convinced that it used to be a terror attack and no longer borne out of any deepest vendetta, we are silent attempting to connect the motive that often is the relaxation from concentrated on a senior BJP chief to an are attempting to divert point of curiosity of safety forces from Kashmir plot to growing a fear psychosis forward of panchayat polls in J&Okay,” stated an officer.
The officer hinted at the possibility of Hizbul Mujahideen, facing power from its Pakistan-based completely masters to unleash a spacious attack to upset panchayat polls in Kashmir, picking targets in areas fancy ‘Kishtwar’ that are no longer the major point of curiosity of safety forces deployed within the affirm.