(This was originally posted in Times Now)
Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is reportedly planning to carry out a big terror strike in the country during the festival season, a crucial Intelligence alert has revealed.
An Intel alert accessed by Times Now was released on September 18 and this is a specific terror input that says that ISI has planned a terror strike in the country ahead of the festive season. The plan is to ‘fix the improvised explosive device (IED) in tiffin box’, reports Times Now’s Siddhant. A multiple agency alert has been issued as the plot is at its advanced stage as far as logistics and material are concerned. The alert revealed ISI is planning to place these tiffin bombs in crowded places during festivals, he added.
ISI terror module busted in September
Earlier on September 14, the Special Cell of Delhi Police busted a Pakistan-organised terror module on September 14, averting major terror strikes were averted across the country during the upcoming festivals Navratri and Ramleela. The police arrested six men, including two Pakistan-ISI trained terrorists by conducting multiple raids in different states. The six accused were identified as Jaan Mohammad Sheikh alias ‘Sameer’, Osama, Moolchand, Zeeshan Qamar, Mohd Abu Bakar and Mohd Amir Javed.
Osama and Qamar were taken to Pakistan and working under the instructions of ISI. They were trained to use explosives and firearms, including AK-47. “In a multi-state operation, we have arrested six persons, including two Pakistan-trained terrorists. Two among them, Osama and Qamar had gone to Pakistan for training this year, following which they returned to India,” Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Neeraj Kumar Thakur had said.