Warning of possible ‘lone-wolf’ attacks by the Islamic State (IS) operatives, a high alert has been issued by central intelligence agencies to security forces across the country ahead of Republic Day, The Hindu has reported.
According to the report, a communication issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs to all the states on November 1 stated that the overall security situation across the country remains a cause for concern.
According to the communication note, Pakistani intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), continues providing infrastructural and other assistance to terror groups, particularly the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.
“The reported nexus between home-grown terror outfits and Pakistan-based extremist organisations in terms of procurement of weapons, technology and training has added a new dimension to the threat scenario,” it added. Read More