LUCKNOW: A high alert has been sounded off Uttar Pradesh following reports of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists planning to attack the Indian Air Force bases in the state.
According to a report issued by external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), a group of six to seven LeT terrorists are planning to attacked the Air Force bases, particularly the IAF base at Hindon in Ghaziabad.
Earlier today, security forces shot and injured a man after he tried to jump over the Air Force Hindon base wall in Ghaziabad. However, at the time of filing the report, no connection between the two developments was made.
These terrorists are based in Kashmir at present.
Sources in the intelligence agency further said the terrorists are likely to be equipped with AK 47 rifles, grenade launchers and hand grenades.
A detailed threat report presented by RAW is currently under Intelligence Bureau scanner.
According to intelligence officers, LeT terrorists are desperate to carry out a massive strikeout to boost the morale of demoralised cadre.
A high alert has also been sounded on the 550-kilometer-long Indo-Nepalese in UP.