12 terrorists of Lashkar e Toeba LeT tried to enter Gujarat as reported by Dainik Bhaskar of Jan 24, 2015.
Sources said the fence would be erected, despite the ongoing talks, in order to safeguard Indian security interest. A number of other plans, including erecting a pontoon fence, were also discussed with engineering experts but the Home Ministry found the ‘gabion box’ technique apt for this project on gabion box technique.
The entire project on gabion box technique, sources said, would have an estimated cost of about Rs 1,200 crore and the financial sanctions in this regard would be granted soon to the executing agencies.
The Sir Creek area, including a particular stretch called Bastard Channel ‘harami nala’, vulnerable for terrorists infiltration by Pakistan, will also be covered by the fencing. BSF Border Security Forces foil infiltration bid near Bastard Channel Harami Nala in Gujarat time to time.
A number of instances of the Border Security Force BSF apprehending Pakistani fishermen and trawlers are reported from the Sir Creek area regularly and hence the border security force BSF has raised and deployed a special unit called ‘crocodile’ commandos in the marshy territory.
India can’t easily trust Pakistan after the experience of Prime Minister Vajpayee’s bus trip to Lahore in 1999. As the bus rolled into Lahore, Pakistan army had moved in to occupy peaks in Kargil-Dras sector on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sharm-el-Sheikh joint statement of 2009: Will Congress party allow Dr Singh to take any politically risky step on Pakistan?
Imagine the scenario where the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Pakistan is followed by a 26/11 like terror attacks were eleven coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across Mumbai, India’s largest city, by Islamist terrorists who were trained in and came from Pakistan. The attackers allegedly received reconnaissance assistance before the attacks. Ajmal Kasab, the only attacker who was captured alive, later confessed upon interrogation that the attacks were conducted with the support of Pakistan’s ISI.
The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began on Wednesday, 26 November and lasted until Saturday, 29 November 2008, killing 164 people and wounding at least 308. Pakistan has often used proxy terrorists groups to achieve its foreign policy goal, in this case bringing the Kasmir issue to light again.
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