The explosion occurred when a police vehicle was passing by the jail Meanwhile, pro-Pakistan Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen
militant outfit claimed responsibility for the blast.
The pro-Pakistan militant organizations Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen
(JUM) and Harkat-e-Jehad-e-Islami have claimed responsibility for the land mine blast, according to a Press Trust of India report.
The United Jihad Council (UJC) is a major Kashmiri group comprising Harkat-ul-Ansar, Hizbul Mujahideen, Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen
, Al-Jihad, Al-Barq, Ikhwan-ul-Mussalmin andTehrik-ul-Mujahideen.
Two Pakistan-based militant groups -- Al-Masooran and Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen
-- have claimed responsibility for the attack through telephone calls to News and Features Alliance, a news agency based in Srinagar, the summer capital of the state.