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Pakistan needs to dismantle terror outfits from its soil: BSF
March 04, 2009 20:51 IST
The Border Security Force director general, M L Kumawat on Wednesday said that India is surrounded by a very "dangerous" country like Pakistan and there was a need for our neighbour to dismantle all terror outfits from its soil.
"We had problem like 26/11 in Mumbai [Images]. There is need for Pakistan to act against all such terror outfits and dismantle them as the terrorists have already mentioned that they will attack our cities. It is a matter of concern for us and that's why our security forces should be very alert in dealing with the terrorists, who are highly trained and equipped with advanced lethal weapons," Kumawat said.
Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a function in Hyderabad, he said there is always a spillover effect if Pakistan do not control terrorist outfits.
"Altogether it's a new paradigm for our security forces. So we need to prepare them professionally and equip them and increase their morale in whatever manner it can be done," the top BSF official said.
The role of security agencies had increased manifold after the government took many decisions in the last few months which will go a long way in improving the security system in the country, he said.
Reacting to a query on Tuesday's terrorists attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore [Images], the BSF official termed it as an internal problem of Pakistan.