Indian Intelligence decodes LeT’s plan to attack Leh Airport

20 November 2017, 01:15 PM
(file photo)
(file photo)

The Intelligence agencies decoded terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Toiba’s plan to strike a fidayeen attack on the Security Force camp near Jammu and Kashmir's Sharifabad Leh Airport on Monday. The airport security is on high alert after receiving the intelligence report.

According to sources, L-e-T could use Aeronautical Engineering students for the execution of this plan. As per the intelligence inputs, some handlers of Lashkar had met Aeronautical Engineering students in Srinagar in September. The Army and the DGP of the state had also announced in a press conference on Sunday that no action would be taken against them.

On Saturday, the army launched a major operation in Bandipora area and had stamped up 6 terrorists, including the nephew of Zakir Ur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of the Mumbai terror attack.

It was also informed by the army that of the 190 terrorists killed in 2017, 110 are terrorists while 80 are locals.

First Published: Monday, November 20, 2017 12:41 PM
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