500 terrorists waiting at the border India is extracting out all the stops to foil a possible terror attack after many intelligence agencies informed the government.
that at most limited 60 terrorists have infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last several weeks alone and added 500 are waiting to infiltrate, officials announced.
The Indian Army is in a heightened position of warning. “Security forces, in special, the Indian military, are available and will counter which may not be limited only to the border,”
an Indian Army officer who did not need to be named told reading the report of the Chief of Army-Staff General Bipin Rawat.
Advanced in the day, General Rawat had stated that India’s response to any terror attack strength was not similar to previous answers;
the air-strikes on Balakot terror camp in 2019 and a surgical ground strike in 2016.
“All critical connections, including various military bases, have been warned,” replied another senior official in the defence establishment. “ 500 terrorists waiting at the border to infiltrate is unusual and alarming,” he added.
Security agencies have also said the government to require a terror attack after the United Nations General Assembly session, the second official stated.
The window for in_filtration of terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) terminates with approaching winter. Sectors such as Gurez-Kargil-Machhil-Karan-Tangdhar-Uri are snowbound by November, giving it difficult for terrorists to cross over. And as the winter approaches, infiltrating terrorists turn their focus to the Jammu-Kathua area.
Security agencies have also said the government that terrorists may use small drones to ferry small arms and resources across.
the heavily guarded border to Used by ultras already in Kashmir valley.
“In the recent past intercepts show the use of small drones to carry weapons, arms and resources across the border,” a third senior official in the security establishment told elaborating on the threat.
“For terrorist who has infiltrated, weapons and ammunition are in short supply. Using an intelligent method of using drones is very much in the range of possibility,” he said.
Intelligence information indicates that Many terror launch pads are working again. Terror training camps including the one in Balakot which was operated by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on February 26 is active still.
Security agencies have also said the government of heightened activity in the terror launch pads,
and terror practice camps in Pakistan after India rejected the special status for Jammu and Kashmir on ustAugust 5 and divided the state into 2-Union Territories.
The IAF targeted the Balakot coaching camp told to have been used by the Jaish-e-Mohammad for less than two weeks.
After a Jaish suicide car plane rammed an explosive _laden vehicle on a CRPF protection killing 40 troopers, an unspecified number of terrorists did suppose to have died in Balakot in the IAF raid.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s renewed book to a “false-flag terror act by Indian agencies” to support another attack on establishment in Pakistan has described as an “indicator” of an imminent terror attack.