Pak official says arrested Indian spy aimed at targetting ports

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Quetta, Mar.26 (ANI): The interrogation of arrested Indian intelligence operative Kulbhushan Yadav has revealed that he had been imparting Naval fighting training to Baloch separatists in an attempt to target the Pakistani ports.

The Pakistani Government claimed to have recovered travel documents and multiple fake identities of Yadav, establishing him as an Indian spy who entered into Balochistan through Iran holding a valid Iranian visa.

Yadav was after his arrest shifted to Islamabad for interrogation during which it was revealed that he had purchased boats at the Iranian port in Chabahar in order to target Karachi and Gwadar ports in a terrorist plot, the official said, adding that the ‘RAW agent’ is believed to be an expert at Naval fighting techniques, reports Dawn.

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Yadav was also transporting ‘anti-state elements’ from Pakistan to New Delhi for training by RAW, he said.

Security has been tightened across Balochistan, especially at the shared borders with Iran and Afghanistan.

After his arrest, Pakistan summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale to lodge a formal protest over ‘India’s spying activities’ in Balochistan and Karachi.

The arrest comes just days before a possible meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington. (ANI)

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