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2016 witnesses huge spike in terrorist infiltration from Bangladesh: Report

The Bangladesh Government Sent A Report To Union Home Ministry Over The Recent Spike In Infiltration Of Terrorists To India. The Report Has Rung Alarm Bells In Security Establishments.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 22 Mar 2017, 11:11:28 AM
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New Delhi:

The Bangladesh government sent a report to Union Home Ministry over the recent spike in infiltration of terrorists to India. The report has rung alarm bells in security establishments.

According to the report, the year 2016 witnessed an over three-fold increase in infiltration by Harkat-Ul-Jihadi-Al-Islami (HUJI) and Jamaat-Ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) extremists into the border state of West Bengal, Assam and Tripura.

The development holds important significance as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found overseas terror links and the direct role of JMB in the October 2014 Burdwan blast at Khagragarh in which two suspected terrorists were killed.

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First Published : 22 Mar 2017, 11:08:00 AM

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