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  אייר 5, 5774 , 05/05/14

India Says Pakistan Planned to Attack Israeli Consulate

Pakistani intelligence planned to attack the Israeli consulate in the Indian city of Bangalore (Bengaluru) and the United States consulate in the Indian city of Chennai, according to Indian security sources cited Sunday by the Times of India.

The sources claimed that Sakir Hussain, a Sri Lankan national who was arrested in Chennai on a tip from a southeast Asian country, told his interrogators that he had been hired allegedly by an official in Pakistani high commission in Colombo to conduct reconnaissance of the two consulates. He was also to arrange travel documents and hideouts for two men that Pakistan's spy agency was planning to send from the Maldive islands to Chennai.

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