Terrorist Attack Foiled: Delhi Police


A day after the Delhi Police claimed to have recovered an explosive laden car in the Indian city of Ambala, the Delhi Police on Thursday said that the Pakistani terrorist outfit Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) and Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) had joined hands to plot a terrorist attack in the national capital before the Diwali Festival.

Police last evening seized a car, full of explosives after some inputs provided by central intelligence agencies that a car was headed to Delhi through Ambala with explosives and detonators.

“We got some inputs that Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) which is active in Jammu and Kashmir was planning an attack somewhere in Delhi. An investigation was conducted and determined that the explosives were meant for BKI and to be used in Delhi. We received specific information yesterday about the movement,” Arun Kampani, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell), told the media.

“Ambala was the target that was chosen to be attacked with improvised explosive devices. Bomb disposal squads and forensic experts from Madhubani FSL rushed to the scene. Five kg of black explosives was contained in three packets wrapped with brown adhesive tape were recovered,” he said.

“Five detonators contained in a plastic box wrapped with brown adhesive tape, two ‘ABCD’ timers in a plastic box hidden in the cavity of the window rolling machine located in the front door of the car, registration papers of the car, two toll receipts of Shambu Barrier and Ladowal and some newspapers of Jammu and Kashmir were recovered’ he added.

“A box of sweets was also found in the car, which showed it was purchased from Jammu’s Bari Brahmna area.”

Adil Akhzer is a young Journalist and editor, based in Srinagar India. Adil writes stories about items of interest in New Delhi and Kashmir.