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Pak-based terror groups training cadre for 'Samundari Jihad': Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Pakistan-based terror groups continue to train their cadre for underwater strikes and exhort them for 'Samundari Jihad' (seaborne jihad) against India, Ahir said Wednesday.

Replying to a written question in Rajya Sabha, he said as per available information, there is no specific input about any group planning a 26/11 type terror attack on ports, cargo ships and in the high seas.

"However, available inputs indicate that Pakistan-based groups continue to train their cadres for underwater strike capabilities in a bid to infiltrate them into by sea/water ways," the of State for Home said.

Ahir also said that "as per available inputs, the Pakistan-based organisation had exhorted its cadres for 'Samundari Jihad' against India".

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First Published: Wed, January 02 2019. 13:40 IST