New Delhi, Aug 31: When the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the Intelligence agencies in India had warned that terror groups operating in Jammu and Kashmir would get a morale boost. While the chances of the Taliban fighters entering the Valley remains remote as of now, the fact is that the terror groups such as the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Tayiba have been trying to up the ante.
Officials OneIndia spoke with said that they have noticed enhanced activity by the two terror groups.
The Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan is being cited by the handlers in a bid to boost the morale of the terrorists, the official cited above also said.
The morale has been down following the gunning down of 102 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir this year alone. Prior to this Pakistan backed terrorists had enhanced drone activity, but the numbers have fallen drastically after new surveillance systems had been installed.
New Delhi, Aug 30: The meeting between the leaders of the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Taliban has come under the radar of the Indian Intelligence agencies. The meeting that took place last week focused on India centric operations with the JeM seeking the help of the Taliban.
After the Taliban took over Afghanistan, several JeM terrorists were freed from jails and the concern for India is that these persons may be used to carry out strikes in India. While the Taliban is unlikely to spread its tentacles into Jammu and Kashmir, it could still provide support to the JeM which has its eyes focused on J&K.
The Intelligence Agencies are now focusing on social media accounts. Added to this ANI reported that the agencies are also keeping a close watch on two terrorists from Pakistan who are planning grenade attacks in Srinagar.
New Delhi, Nov 24: Investigations have shown the similarities in the radio frequencies used by the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists who killed in two encounters this year.
On January 31, the security forces gunned down three JeM terrorists near the Ban toll plaza in Jammu. On November 19, four JeM terrorists were killed at the Ban toll plaza due to which a major terror attack was foiled.
New Delhi, Nov 22: India has warned Pakistan against launching terrorist attacks. The warning comes days after the Indian security agencies gunned down four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists at Nagrota and foiled a major attack.
India on Saturday summoned Pakistan’s senior most diplomat here and lodged a strong protest over an attempted attack by the Jaish-e-Mohammad that was foiled by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Nov 21: Is there any difficulty, are you sleeping and where have you arrived. This was the message that one of the four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists had received from the handler in Pakistan.
Four JeM terrorists were gunned down in an encounter at Nagrota on Thursday. They were on their way to execute a major attack in the Valley. The handler asks about their whereabouts and whether they had any difficulty in reaching. To this the terrorist replies 2 baje or 2 O clock.
New Delhi, Nov 19: Death keeps no calendar. This is what was written on the truck that was ferrying the four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists who were gunned down in an encounter earlier today. In an encounter with the security forces, four JeM terrorists were killed in the Nagrota area of Jammu and Kashmir.
The gun battle started at around 5 am near the toll plaza in the Ban area of Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. Jammu district police chief SSP Shridhar Patil said that around 5 AM some terrorists opened fire at security forces near Ban Toll Plaza in Nagrota area.