Ambala explosive haul for terror strikes in Punjab
After recovering explosives from Ambala, security agencies are now investigating whether it was meant for carrying out terror strikes in Punjab.
New Delhi: After recovering explosives from
outside Ambala railway station, security agencies are now
investigating whether it was meant for carrying out terror
strikes in Punjab.
A senior Delhi Police official said the recovered
explosives could also be meant for Punjab though he did not
rule out its use in the capital.
A joint team of Delhi and Haryana police found the
explosives in a blue Indica car parked outside the railway
station on an intelligence tip-off 10 days ago that a
consignment carrying the substance was headed to a north
Police is yet to arrest a single person in connection
with the incident.
Delhi Police yesterday said that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)
and Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) had joined hands to plot
a terror strike in the national capital ahead of Diwali
following the recovery of the explosive-laden car.
The seizure of the car in Ambala last evening came
following a trail of inputs provided by central intelligence
agencies that a car was headed to Delhi via Ambala with
explosives and detonators.
"We had inputs that an LeT module active in Jammu and
Kashmir was planning to strike in Delhi. Investigations were
done and found that the explosives were meant for BKI and to
be used in Delhi. We received a specific input yesterday about
the movement," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell)
Arun Kampani has said.