October 2001 News

Jaish has direct links with Taliban: J&K Police

2 October 2001
The Times of India

SRINAGAR: Jaish-e-Muhammad, the militant outfit behind Monday''s attack on the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly complex has direct links with the Taliban, a top police official claimed Tuesday. ''Taliban and Jaish-e-Muhammad have direct links and both are involved in heinous crimes. The attacks carried out by terrorists in the US and in Jammu and Kashmir have the same chain and system, state DGP A K Suri said.''The militants gave a deceptive interception that foreign militants had been called back by the Taliban to help them resist the possible US attack'', the police chief said. ''The wrong information was provided to mislead the forces here'', he said adding ''infiltration of militants from the border was still continuing''.


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