India destroys suspect terror boat
Ship believed to be carrying explosives.
How NTRO, Coast Guard stopped explosive-laden Pak ship
A timely intercept by the National Technical Research Organisation, and its well coordinated operation with the Coast Guard foiled what could have been a repeat of a 26/11-type intrusion that led to the massive attack on Mumbai in November 2008.
At least, four unidentified persons were killed and a Pakistani fishing boat was blown up in the middle of the Arabian Sea in the early hours of January 1, security and intelligence sources have said.
According to top sources, the NTRO chanced upon a conversation emanating from Karachi which spoke about transferring vital equipment to receivers on the western coast of India. The person on the phone also boasted that the cost of each equipment ran into lakhs of rupees.
On hearing this, the NTRO kept a close watch and then again chanced upon another talk that said the ‘receivers’ have been paid handsomely to transport the consignment further.
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