/ Terrorists are being trained to carry out attacks via sea: Navy chief Sunil Lanba

India Today : Mar 05, 2019, 01:02 PM

We also have reports of terrorists being trained to carry out attacks with varying modus operandi including through the medium of the sea," Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said. India has been facing the threat of terror through the seas. India faces a more serious form of terrorism, state-sponsored terrorism. Terrorists being trained to carry out attacks with varying modus operandi including through the medium of sea.

India has been facing the threat of terror through the seas, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Tuesday.

Without naming Pakistan he made a reference to the recent attack in Pulwama where a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a bus carrying CRPF troops, killing 40 of them.

"India faces a more serious form of terrorism, state-sponsored terrorism," he said.

He said terrorists have been quickly evolving and the Indian security establishment has been continuously working to combat the new threats.

"We also have reports of terrorists being trained to carry out attacks with varying modus operandi including through the medium of the sea," Admiral Lanba said.

"You have all witnessed the horrific scale of the extremist attack in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir just three weeks ago. This violence was perpetrated by extremists aided and abetted by a state which seeks to destabilise India," he said.