The Intelligence agencies have warned that Jammu and Kashmir will see a rise in infiltration attempts ahead of heavy snowfall.
The warning has been issued after the security forces intercepted the messages of terror outfits in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) for intensifying infiltrations before the heavy snowfall. The terror outfits are planning infiltration despite the fact that the Indian Army and central police forces in the Kashmir Valley have initiated major operations against the terrorists after the targeted killings of civilians recently.
Quoting its sources, news agency IANS reported that the intelligence agencies have sent an alert that reveals that major terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Al-Badr are holding a series of meetings in Pok to push more and more ultras into the Kashmir Valley before the heavy snowfall commences.
According to the intercepted messages by the agencies, it was also revealed that Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) has been providing all logistic support to these terror outfits and trying to push them as soon as possible.
The intercepted messages have also disclosed that the ISI has been trying to get them infiltrated through the Poonch district in Jammu as the deployment of the Border Security Force and the Army along the international border and in the entire Kashmir valley have substantially increased after the recent targeted killings, the sources in forces deployed on the ground said.
They also said that as per the decoded information, a group of six or seven terrorists have been trying to reach to Kashmir valley via Jammu route or have sneaked into the Indian territory. However, a massive combing operation in the Jammu region has been started to nab these terrorists, they added.
As per the latest intelligence input, the number of terror camps has been increased from 17 to 25 wherein around 250 ultras have been waiting for the opportunity to infiltrate in the valley.
After the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Jammu and Kashmir, the security grid has been tightened up in the entire Union Territory and during his stay, he has instructed the security forces to take offensive actions on the LoC if they find any infiltration attempts