Four terrorists of the Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed have entered Delhi and are planning to strike during the festival season, inputs received by security agencies have revealed. Security has been beefed up following the intelligence inputs and several airbases across North India have been put on high alert.
According to inputs by the security agencies, a special cell of the Delhi Police received an alert last evening about the presence of the terrorists in the capital. All four are said to be heavily armed. The police have been conducting raids across the capital city. Areas like Jamia Nagar, Jafrabad, Chandni Chowk, Okhla among other areas have been raided by the special cell of the Delhi police in search of the JeM terrorists. Reports say that in total, 9 different locations were raided by Delhi police last night and 2 suspects were detained for questioning.
“We are on alert and taking all anti-terrorism measures. We are working on all inputs. There is nothing to worry,” said MS Randhawa, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Delhi).
It is reported that the security agencies were put on a Category-A terror alert following the input of four highly trained terrorists being active in the city.
In the past weeks, security agencies have received several inputs about possible terror attacks in protest against Centre’s move on Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir. Spooked by the decision, terror state Pakistan has been constantly trying to create unrest in India.
Recently, India was on high alert after intel inputs warning of a terror plan to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, home ministry sources said on September 26. The ministry had put out an alert to all states following a threat naming 30 major cities. Indian Air Force (IAF) sources had also confirmed a serious security threat to frontline bases following multi-agency inputs.
Earlier on August 23, Tamil Nadu was on high alert after Intelligence agencies sounded a warning that six Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists disguised as Hindus with Tilak on their forehead may have entered Coimbatore from Sri Lanka for possible attacks in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Following this, the Adani and Kandla port in Gujarat were on high alert after intelligence input suggested that Pakistan trained commandos had sneaked into the Gulf of Kutch through the Harami Nala Creak Area. The BSF (Border Security Force) had found two Pakistani abandoned boats along the India-Pakistan border in Kutch in the Harami Nala area.