Pak terrorists plan to kill RSS leaders, attack shakhas ..Punjab on high alert

Chandigarh, Nov 15: In a bid to create communal tension in the country, Pakistan-bred terrorists are planning major attack on RSS leaders and shakhas in Punjab. This is also been seen as an attempt to revive terrorism in Punjab. Based on intelligence inputs, Punjab Police has issued a series of alerts after hijacking of car by four alleged terrorists.        The alert says that RSS shakhas in Punjab are the prime target. It adds that the terrorists may also target and kill top RSS leaders during their morning walks and in parks. Yoga camps organised by the RSS are also under threat, Punjab Police alert added. The Pak terrorists may also attack other political leaders and rallies, the intelligence input says.Meanwhile, sources said that the four alleged terrorists who hijacked the Innova car are believed to be hiding in the Ferozepur district. A massive manhunt has been launched and borders of the district has been sealed to hunt for the alleged terrorists.  Meanwhile, a massive search operation is also on in the frontier areas in Punjab on Wednesday after four suspected terrorists hijacked a taxi at gunpoint causing fears of a Pathankot airbase-like attack that took place in 2016.The taxi, a silver-coloured Toyota Innova, was initially hired by the four men from Jammu. They had booked it for Pathankot. Near Madhopur, they aimed a gun at the driver and threw him out of the car and took off, the police said.The taxi driver, with the help of passersbys, later informed the police.The Punjab Police and Jammu and Kashmir Police have launched a search operation in the Madhopur area and surroundings. Other security agencies were also put on high alert.The Pathankot airbase of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was attacked by terrorists, suspected to be from Pakistan on January 2, 2016. Seven people were killed in that attack.The area has defence establishments, including the frontier IAF base in Pathankot and the nearby Mamun Cantt of the Army.Prior to the terrorist attack on the IAF base in 2016, suspected Pakistani terrorists had carried out an attack on Dinanagar town in neighbouring Gurdaspur district.The Dinanagar terror attack took place on July 27, 2015 when three Pakistani terrorists entered from the border belt.News24 Bureau/IANS(Photo: Internet)