West Bengal: Intelligence Agencies alert of terror attack at 4 places in Durga Puja Pandals

West Bengal is known for its Durga Puja in the whole world but the some terrorist organisations want to convert this happiness into sorrow. Central intelligence agencies have alerted the West Bengal police that there is chance of terror attacks by Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) at the 4 places in north bengal during the Durga Puja.

Terrorists main targets are pandals of Durga Puja in North Bengals. The intelligence agency identified four places – Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Alipurduar and Siliguri in North Bengal. Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) may carry out attack in these four places.

According to Zee news Report ,“Four JMB operatives have planned for destructive activity during Durga Puja. Their target is to carry out sabotage attacks at Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, Siliguri”

The report also said that two JMB terrorists have already entered into India and they are around the Dinhata red light area in Coochbehar district. Other two JMB terrorists are planning to enter in North bengal in next two days as reported by Zee News. Their target are more congested places like Pandals so that they can harm more people. The report also suggests that the JMB operatives may have procured explosives from Nepal.

In 2nd Oct, 2014, there was a blast happened in burdwan district during Durga puja in west Bengal. This blast was also done by sleeper cells of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). NA revealed the involvement of JMB in this blast.

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB):

According to wikipedia, Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is an Islamic terrorist organisation operating in Bangladesh. The JMB was believed to have contained at least 10,000 members, and have an extensive network of organisations, including connections to legal Islamist organisations. The JMB’s aim is to replace the government of Bangladesh with an Islamic state based on Sharia. It has explicitly stated on more than one occasion that it opposes the political system of Bangladesh and seeks to “build a society based on the Islamic model laid out in Holy Quran-Hadith. The organisation follows the ideals of the Taliban of Afghanistan.

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