The State Department's 'Country Report on Terrorism 2018' said that the Imran government did not restrict the Taliban and the Haqqani Network from operating in Pakistan-based safe havens.
In Delhi, security is at the highest alert in three crowded markets -- Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and Karol Bagh localities.
Reports from the areas said the heavy firing exchanges were still continuing between the armed forces of both sides which started in the intervening night of October 19-20.
On mastermind Mudassir Ahmad Khan's instructions, his aide Sajjad Ahmad Khan had moved to Delhi and lived here under the guise of a shawl vendor to establish a sleeper cell of JeM.
The letter stated that the JeM would avenge the killings of its militants by blowing up railway stations in Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Rajasthan and Haryana's Rohtak.
Sources said the Punjab Police has formed two teams which are now investigating the whole route from Amritsar to Pathankot. The teams are looking into CCTV footage at all the checkpoints.
The arms and ammunition recovered included four AK-56 rifles, two AK-47 rifles, six magazines and 180 rounds of ammunition, besides a cash of Rs 11,000, the SSP said.
'Pakistan has built 30 launch pads along the LoC to infiltrate militants into the regions of Karen, Gurez, and Gulmarg,' the latest inputs received by the Indian security agencies suggest.
This is the first militant attack after the BJP-led NDA government abrogated provisions of Article 370 and announced bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories on August 5.
Speaking about heightened vigil along the country's coast since the deadly 26/11 sea-borne terror attacks on Mumbai in 2008, he said the Navy was overall in-charge of maritime security.
The federal government, as well as the state government, have failed to launch a crackdown on financial companies linked with JeM, LeT and other terror outfits operating from Pakistan.
Intelligence reports warned JeM chief Masood Azhar’s elder brother Ibrahim Azhar had plans of infiltrating into the Kashmir Valley to supervise major attacks.
Lahori, also known as Bihari, had been used by the JeM terror group for recruitment, a police official said.
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Delhi Police have arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist who, they said, had been absconding for five years.