The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert for a possible attack by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and other militant groups ahead of Independence Day on August 15.
A 10-page report by the IB says there is a threat from LeT, JeM and other radical groups. It has directed Delhi Police to put in place strict entry rules at Red Fort ahead of Independence Day on August 15.
The report mentions an attack on former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, and incidents in Udaipur and Amravati.
IB has instructed Delhi Police to remain alert. Delhi Police has been asked to enforce strict entry rules at the venue on August 15.
Referring to the incidents in Udaipur and Amravati, intelligence agencies have directed the police for a strict vigil on radical groups and their activities in crowded places.
According to the report, Pak ISI is provoking militant attacks by giving logistics support to Jaish and Lashkar militants. JeM and LeT are being instructed to target big leaders and important places.
The IB, in its report, has instructed Delhi Police and other states to monitor radical groups ahead of Independence Day. Afghan fighter has been included in Lashkar-e-Khalsa, which has been created by ISI. This militant organization can carry out a major attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
Militant organizations LeT and JeM can use UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and paragliders for the attack, said the report. Therefore, BSF has been asked to remain alert.
In the IB report, instructions have also been given for strict monitoring of the areas in Delhi where Rohingya, people of Afghanistan National Sudan are living. Along with this, IB has directed the police to remain alert to deal with the threat of tiffin bomb, sticky bomb and VVIED. (Agencies)