Express News Service
NEW DELHI: Security forces have been placed on a excessive alert in Jammu and Kashmir after a number of inputs a couple of doable assault focusing on safety forces amid Id-ul-Zuha. According to one of many intelligence inputs, terrorists belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba have succeeded in infiltrating into Jammu.
Multiple sources confirmed that the forces are on excessive alert and have been requested to keep up a vigil round garrisons. Quick Reaction Teams will keep ready to cope with any contingencies. “In view of the credible inputs of infiltration into Jammu sector and the likelihood of target of security forces’ installations and moving convoys, no movement of vehicles and personnel outside garrisons (except in an emergency, duly approved by Station Commanders) was planned on 21 July,” the sources mentioned.
“Credible inputs suggest that three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists have successfully infiltrated into our side from the RS Pura Sector, Jammu in the intervening night of 14/15 of July.” One of the terrorists bought injured whereas making an attempt to cross the International Border.
As per the evaluation of the businesses, “The goal of the infiltrated group is to focus on important installations in Satwari, within the coming days. Satwari is the realm in proximity of the Jammu airport. There have additionally been warnings that the terrorists might set up Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) on the Jammu Srinagar freeway with an goal to focus on the forces.
“In view of the security alert, a high degree of vigilance will be observed for the next 48 hrs and all residents have been requested to avoid venturing outside the cantonment as a precautionary step,” sources added. Security forces based mostly in Jammu have been the goal of terrorists for the previous couple of years with a number of assaults directed at them, together with the June 27 drone assault.