In an unprecedented success of India’s counter-intelligence, the country’s security agencies managed to foil a bid by suicide bomber trained by dreaded terrorist group Islamic State (IS) to carry out blasts in New Delhi.
As part of the operation, which was quite similar to those we see in action flicks, Indian security agencies deployed a “plant” who not only provided accommodation for an Afghan attacker in Lajpat Nagar but even supplied explosives without triggers, agency and diplomatic officials confirmed to The Indian Express.
The operation involved the Indian plant befriending the attacker, an Afghan national who arrived in New Delhi and began living here under the guise of being an engineering student, arranging for an accommodation for him and even providing him with explosives.
The surveillance ring thrown around that led to his eventual arrest not just resulted in the agencies managing to avert a potentially devastating attack, inputs received from him following his arrest are also believed to be behind the success of US forces in crucial installations on the militant outfit. Read More