Women being trained in Pak and PoK as terrorists: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 17:58

New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said women are being trained in Pakistan and PoK for carrying out militant activities and there are inputs indicating link "between terrorist elements and individuals from Bihar".
"There are reports to indicate that women are being
trained in Pakistan and PoK for terrorist activities,"
Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken said in a
written reply in Lok Sabha.

He added that Pakistan and PoK based terrorist groups
including the Laskar-e-Taiba are reported to be active in
organising acts of terror.

"Available inputs indicate link between terorrist
elements and individuals from Bihar," the Minister said.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Home Mullappally
Ramachandran in a written reply in the Lower House said "there
is no confirmation about infiltration of Taliban militants."

As per the information furnished to the House, a total
of 348 civilians were killed this year upto May in terror
related incidents.

153 civilians were killed in insurgency hit Northeast
during the same period whereas 49 were killed in Jammu and
Kashmir.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 17:58

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