Major terror plot foiled in Punjab: Three suspects arrested from Hoshiarpur, pistols, bullet proof jackets recovered
Punjab is slowly becoming a hot bed for terrorists.
Amritsar: Punjab is slowly becoming a hot bed for terrorists.
Punjab Police have busted a major terror plot by arresting three suspected terrorists from the Hoshiarpur district, reports said on Wednesday.
The police also seized three pistols and a dozen of bullet proof jackets from them.
Early this year, Pakistan-based terrorists attacked an Air Force Base here in Punjab, triggering an encounter.
Seven security personnel and three infiltrators were killed in the terror attack on Pathankot airbase carried out by JeM on January 2.
The militants were associated with Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist group.
Recently,reports had emerged that terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and JeM have set up terror camps in Pakistan's Punjab province, which is adjacent to the Indian borders.
The report had said the terrorists are being trained by Pakistani Army.
It further stated that the terrorists belonging to the dreaded Pak-based terror groups are trying to infiltrate and planning to execute Pathankot-type attack in India.