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Pakistani terrorists could target Hindu temples in Jammu on Independence Day

Three recent incidents of drone-dropped IEDs suggest that Pakistani terror organisations are looking to plant explosives at crowded places near temples in Jammu

Security forces have sounded a high alert in Jammu following inputs from intelligence agencies that have said that Pakistan-backed terror organisations Jaish-e- and Lashkar-e-Taiba are planning to carry out attacks on temples, the possibility of which is rather high on Independence Day. Sources said security has been spruced up across the city.

Pakistani terror organisations may attempt to target temples in Jammu on 5 August, which marks the second anniversary of the virtual repealing of Article 370.

As many as three recent incidents of drone-dropped IEDs suggest that Pakistani terror organisations are looking to plant explosives at crowded places near temples in Jammu, security officials said.

The security forces have foiled at least three previous attempts of terror attacks, a senior official in the North Block said. Another official said that Pakistan used drones to ferry IEDs so that the recipients of the consignment could plant them and places.

In February, the security forces found a 7 kg IED near the busy bus stand area in old Jammu city. The cops took two suspects into custody in connection with the case.

The second incident took place on 27 June a day before a drone dropped explosives in the technical area of the Indian Air Force station in Jammu. The terrorist, identified as Nadeem Rather of TRF was and a 5 kg IED was recovered from his possession.

Following his interrogation, the Police two of his associates. The arrested were identified as residents of Kashmir.

The interrogation of the accused led the police to sound off an alert in Jammu about a possible terror attack on the famous Raghunath temple. The police did not rule out that more temples in Jammu city were on terror radar.

In the third incident, a drone flew in from Pakistan in the Akhnoor area of Jammu on 23 July. The drone was shot down and an IED of 5 kg was recovered. Sources in security agencies said all three incidents were part of attempts by terror groups to create communal tensions in Jammu-Kashmir by targeting the city of temples.

In March 2002, terrorists stormed the historic Raghunath temple packed with devotees that left at least 13 people, including four women and two security personnel, dead while 50 others were injured.

The current ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, was then the SSP at the of the attack and led the counter-terror operations. Both LeT terrorists were killed.

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