New Delhi, Aug 5: Around 20 militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba are reportedly planning to target Indian Army camps in Jammu and Kashmir on or before August 15, Zee News cited intel sources as saying. Also Read - 4G Internet Services to Be Restored in One District Each of Jammu And Kashmir Division After Aug 15: Centre to SC
It has been reported that multi-agency coordination centre, in its report, said that terrorists are planning to attack Army camps on August 15. Also Read - In a First, Tricolour to be Hoisted at The Iconic Times Square in New York on Independence Day
The intelligence agencies believe that militants are either planning to sneak into the Indian territories or have already infiltrated and carrying out recce. The warning comes following the interception of a satellite phone. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: 18 Police Personnel, Forest Dept Officials Injured After Locals Attack Them During Anti-encroachment Drive in Ramban
According to the report, some of these terrorists are believed to be close to Chura along the LoC, and could possibly target Army camps in the Tagdhar sector.
Another intelligence report said that some JeM terrorists have been instructed to attack Army camps between Baramulla and Pattan towns. It is believed that these militants are being facilitated by a local.
Meanwhile, the agencies have also warned of possible attacks in Poonch and Rajouri sectors of the Valley.
The revelation comes days after Zee News reported that around 600 militants are stationed at various along the Line of Control and right up to Jammu, and are planning to infiltrate into Indian territories.
A Home Ministry official told Zee News that these terrorists have the backing of Pakistan Army. He said some of these groups also comprise Pakistan Army jawans who are ready for BAT action on the Indian Army.