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Terror strike possible from LeT, IM: home ministry

PTI  New Delhi , December 11, 2012
First Published: 16:13 IST(11/12/2012) | Last Updated: 17:16 IST(11/12/2012)

Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba and Indian Mujahidin and two Sikh militant groups have threatened to carry out terror acts in India, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

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"The available intelligence inputs indicate abiding interest of militant outfits like LeT, IM, Babbar Khalsa International and Khalistan Tiger Force to carry out terrorist violence in India," Minister of State for Home R P N Singh said.

However, central intelligence agencies have no specific inputs indicating threat from Taliban, he said.

Replying to another question, Minister of state for home Mullappally Ramachandran said government was aware of the anti-India sentiments in some sections of the Nepalese polity and society.

"India attaches the highest importance to its relations with Nepal. There is close cooperation between the Government of India and Government of Nepal on issues of mutual concern," he said.

The Minister said India is assisting Nepal in its socio-economic development in the areas of infrastructure, health, education, community development etc.

"The government of Nepal has assured that it would not allow its territory to be used for any activity against India," he said.


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