Pak terror groups planning attacks: India
NEW DELHI: India’s prime minister said today there was “credible information” that terrorist groups based in neighbouring Pakistan were planning new attacks in the country.
After last year’s attacks
in Mumbai that killed 166 people, India put additional security measures in
place but “continued vigilance” was needed, Manmohan Singh said at an internal security meeting in the
“There is credible information of ongoing plans of
terrorist groups in Pakistan
to carry out fresh attacks,”
the premier said, giving
no other details.
There was no immediate comment from Pakistani
officials. Singh said cross-border terrorism from Pakistan was India’s most “pervasive threat.”
“In dealing with the
terrorist challenge, we
need to be prepared for encountering more sophisticated technologies and enhanced capabilities. We also need to guard our sea frontier as vigilantly as our land border,” he said.