ISI planning major terror strikes on India: Intelligence agencies


New Delhi: The central intelligence agencies have warned of a possibility of major terror strikes being carried out on the Indian soil by ISI-favoured in the coming months.

The central agencies have received specific inputs about a recent meeting between commanders of three Islamic terror outfits- Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) and the Pakistan’s ISI wherein the latter has instructed the terror outfits to carry out attacks on Indian soil.

The reports suggest that, ISI is not only providing logistic support for carrying out the attacks, but it also held a detailed briefing of 30 terrorists from the three outfits in a camp somewhere in Pak-occupied Kashmir (POK).

According to the sources, the meeting was headed by the ISI handler Showkat Khan alias Abu Suleman. The terrorists are reported to have been highly trained and have been instructed to cross the border into India before the snow blocks the routes in the upper reaches.

The Indian agencies have been quoted as saying: “We are making every possible attempt to get all details of the operation which has been planned by the Pakistani establishment with the terror outfits.”

Meanwhile, the Center has asked the security agencies to intensify vigil along LOC and the international border.