High Alert in Assam after Threats from Pakistan’s ISI and Al-Qaeda

The alert has been issued based on reports of a possible terror attack plan by Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and global terrorist organization Al-Qaeda
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The alert has been issued based on reports of a possible terror attack plan by Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and global terrorist organization Al-Qaeda. Officials said on Monday that there was a possibility of attacks on the alleged persecution of Muslims in Assam.

Threat of terrorist attacks from both these organizations

In a circular issued in this regard, citing the report of the Special Branch of the state police, the senior officer and law and order told all units of the security forces that ISI is located in Assam and other places in India including RSS cadres, army areas. Also, there are plans to target individuals.

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Image Credit: File Photo

In the media report, it has been told by the police that there is a threat of terrorist attacks from both these organizations in the name of alleged persecution of Muslims in Assam. Also, it has been said in the circular that there have been threats from global terrorist organizations to engage in action on mass places, mass transport, religious places, etc. by resorting to bombs and IED blasts.

Al-Qaeda had released a video message

The OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) had described the anti-encroachment campaign as an act of persecution of Muslims in Assam. Two people died in this and many were injured. The police had also received intelligence about a video message purportedly released by the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda. The video specifically indicated a call for 'Jihad' in Assam and Kashmir. The state police force has been asked to remain extremely vigilant and take all measures to prevent any untoward incident. Intelligence units have also been activated.

Police have been asked to take precautionary measures

Al-Qaeda released a propaganda video titled Don't Sit Idly Greeting and calling for jihad in Assam and Kashmir showing videos on alleged lynchings of Indian Muslims, including some videos from Assam. However, the district police have been asked to take precautionary measures regarding this.

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