15-20 terrorists may have entered Punjab from Pak; Delhi on terror radar

Intelligence agencies fear that 15-20 terrorists may have crossed over to the Indian side in Punjab to launch terror strikes in the state, Delhi and other parts of the country.

Updated: Sep 28, 2015, 15:41 PM IST
15-20 terrorists may have entered Punjab from Pak; Delhi on terror radar

New Delhi: Intelligence agencies fear that 15-20 terrorists may have crossed over to the Indian side in Punjab to launch terror strikes in the state, Delhi and other parts of the country.

Sources told Zee Media that the group has been trained by Pakistan's notorious spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. The terrorists were given arms training in PoK and other locations in Pakistan under the guidance of India's most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed.

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As per the input, ISI officials held meeting in PoK with various Pakistan based terrorist group like Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizbul Mujahideen and Sikh terror groups like Babbar Khalsa International and Khalistan Zindabad Force to fine tune the terror strategy.

ISI has also reportedly issued funds and asked them to strengthen their coordination.

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The Sikh terror groups have also played a key role in the plan as they have helped the terrorists get acquainted with Sikh traditions and gurmukhi script.

Khalistan Zindabad Force chief Ranjeet Singh @neeta over saw the two-month long training near Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib, the report added.

The group was also briefed about the topography of Punjab.

The report said that the group may have already entered Punjab or may enter in near future to carry out terrorist activities..

To aid in the sinister plan, a consignment of arms and ammunition was reportedly to be sent from J&K side by concealing them in cavities created in chasis of trucks going from J&K to Punjab.