Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

May 17, 2019

Indonesia arrests dozens of terror suspects ahead of poll results

SITUATION Indonesian police said that they have arrested dozens of Islamic-State linked terror suspects, including some who planned to detonate bombs at political demonstrations when election results are announced next week. Some 29 suspects were rounded up this month alone, with 60 in all detained since the start of the...

 

May 16, 2019

Niger soldiers ambushed : Islamic state claims responsibility

SITUATION Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for ambushing a military convoy in the West African nation of Niger, killing 28 soldiers in an area near the Malian border where extremists killed four U.S. soldiers in 2017. The soldiers in Niger were on patrol on...

 

May 16, 2019

ISIS Bangladesh planning terrorist attack in West Bengal

SITUATION The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert, stating that the ISIS Bangladesh is planning a major terrorist attack in West Bengal with the help of Islamist extremist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). The alert issued by the IB said that the ISIS may carry out attacks in Siliguri, Darjeeling,...

 

May 15, 2019

Intelligence inputs : Terrorists planning major strikes in India

SITUATION Intelligence agencies are on high alert after receiving specific inputs that terrorists are planning to carry out multiple attacks inside India. The agencies believe that terrorists are conspiring to carry on some big terror strikes. Sources have informed them that three terrorists have infiltrated inside India through Nepal and...

 

May 13, 2019

Burkina Faso : church attack by gunmen leaves 6 dead 

SITUATION Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists. Congregants were leaving church around 9 a.m. (0900 GMT) in the town of Dablo in...