On April 11 Sri Lankan police were warned about attacks on 11 churches

Colombo, Apr 21: The blasts at Colombo in which several people died was a clear warning to the Catholics. Although no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, the police had a week backreceived information that there would be blasts in Churches.

A message received by the police on April 11 stated that 11 Churches would be attacked. It was further warned that all the Catholics should go home and this should be informed to all the families.

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Sri Lanka has had a bloody history: Here are the major attacks

Colombo, Apr 21: Sri Lanka has had a violent history thanks to the bloody civil war it was engaged in with the LTTE.

The LTTE was officially wiped out in 2009 and the nation has remained peaceful since then. Until 2006, the country has witnessed a series of terror attacks and assassinations. The Sri Lankan army then went on an offensive and officially defeated the LTTE in 2009.

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Suicide bombers, RDX: What made the Colombo bombings so lethal

Colombo, Apr 21: Initial reports that emerged after bomb blasts ripped Colombo suggest that a suicide bomber could have been involved.

One of the prime reasons for the casualty being so high could be due to the fact that a suicide bomber was involved. The attacks at the Shangri La hotel and the Batticalao Church appear to be the handiwork of a suicide bomber.

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Delhi, Dhaka, Colombo: Pakistan’s High Commissions of terror

New Delhi, Oct 15: Pakistan using its high commission offices to undertake terror related activities is nothing new. Its offices in Colombo and Dhaka have been favourite destinations to plan, plot and execute attacks in India.

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How ISI broke Colombo?

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Arun Selvarajan and Sakir Hassan the two suspected ISI spies reveal a chilling tale of how the ISI benefitted from the various conflicts in Sri Lanka which made the job of setting up a Colombo module extremely easy. The ISI’s repeated attempts over the past ten years to set up a Sri Lankan module only with the intention of targeting India failed, but the plan began to made headway only in the year 2012.
Selvarajan and Hassan narrate a meeting of October 18 2012 headed by Amir Zubair Siddiqui at Colombo where he says that the time had gone to go all out. This module in Colombo is extremely important for us and it is a sure shot way of targeting India. All must work hard towards it and money shall not be the criteria. A good job done will be rewarded handsomely, “Siddiqui is quoted to have said during the October 2012 meet. Continue reading “How ISI broke Colombo?”

ISI’s southern network busted

Amir Zubair Siddiqui, the ISI’s blue eyed boy working as a consular officer in Colombo was moved out to Pakistan after the Indian agencies exposed his plan to execute a series of attacks in South India. Siddiqui may have been moved out but he delegated his deputy Lanka Sage also an officer in the Pakistan High Commission to continue doing the job.
Arun Selvaraj who operated in Chennai as an event manager was paid almost up to Rs 2 crore over the past three years for handing out information about key installations in South India. Selvaraj who floated a firm called ICE managed events and under this pretext he met with people working in important installations. He had shot pictures of NSG hub and the Officers Training academy and also drawn out maps of markets in Chennai and passed it on to his bosses in Sri Lanka. 
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ISI in South, the Sri Lankan connection

 

Pic: news.oneindia.in
Pic: news.oneindia.in

A man dealing with foot wear shuttles between Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu. He visits Chennai more than 8 times in the past two years under the garb of exporting foot wear, but when he is finally arrested it is found that he is a Sri Lankan national from Kandy working for the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo with an intention of recruiting terrorists from South.
Intelligence Agencies and the law enforcement officers need to look at Tamil Nadu with more seriousness considering it is becoming notorious for terror activities. An arrest of a Sri Lankan national working as an agent for the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo was picked up by the Intelligence agencies after it had been found that he was head hunting for terrorists in Tamil Nadu.
The 37 year old Zaheer Hussain is said to be part of a terror network in Pakistan and he had been tasked by the ISI a couple of years back to carry out recruitments in both Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu. He was in touch with an officer in the High Commission at Colombo and was taking instructions from him sources in the Intelligence Bureau informed. Continue reading “ISI in South, the Sri Lankan connection”