India Civil Aviation Ministry on Extra Alert for Hijacker Linked to Al-Qaeda or Lashkar-e-Taiba

Reports coming from India that Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and/or Al-Qaeda is preparing for terror attacks or hijackings using paragliders.

High alert from India on its airports and airlines following inputs of possible hijacking of Air India or Indian Airlines flights, especially in the SAARC region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).

LeT have allegedly carried out major attacks on India before, including the ten coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across Mumbai on November 26, 2008.

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