India Navy on High Alert
Concerns that al Qaeda may launch attacks against India.
India Navy on High Alert Following the Karachi Attack
India’s navy is preparing for a terror attack by placing its warships on high alert following an attempt last month by al-Qaida’s South Asia wing to hijack a Pakistani navy frigate, The Indian Express reported Friday, citing military sources. The newly created group reportedly attempted to seize the Pakistani naval ship to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea.
Indian naval commanders have been ordered to watch for any unusual movements by Pakistani warships operating in the Indian Ocean, sources told The Indian Express. They also reportedly said that commanders have been asked to guard against strikes involving boats equipped with explosives.
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