Inputs about terror attack during Shivratri, Parliament session: Army

A top Army commander  disclosed that there are some “disturbing” inputs about a terror attack in India aimed at creating the “maximum media impact” during the Shivratri festival and the ongoing Parliament session.Assuring that adequaate steps have been taken to prevent an terror attack during Shivratri festival,Western Army Commander Lt Gen KJ Singh said ,”There are security-related problems today. You know, Maha Shivratri is coming. There are inputs which are disturbing but notwithstanding that extra care has been taken.”

KJ Singh  said that ” We have received inputs  that some Pakistan-based terrorist commanders were in touch with their Kashmiri counterparts.I should only tell you this much that we are fully prepared for that.”

When asked to elaborate, he refused but said such events are planned to create “maximum media impact”.

“See elaboration is neither required nor warranted. These events (terror attacks) are planned to create maximum media impact and when can you create a media impact when Parliament is in session, when a festival is taking place, so both happen to be going on.. So that is why, there are inputs but we have taken steps against that. I must assure you of that,” he said.

“We want to tell whoever has got this mischievous intentions that nothing can deter us, one Pathankot, one Arnia, one Janglot, once more Samba, cannot deter us. This nation is too great. Indian Army is fully organised. We will take care of every situation,” Lt Gen Singh said.

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