Foreign funding for terrorists increasing in J&K, Govt

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NEW DELHI: Cases of foreign funding for terrorists in Kashmir have increased in the last three years, government told Lok Sabha Tuesday. Expatriate Kashmiri organisations and Muslim organisations based in various foreign countries are involved in funding of terrorist outfits in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal said in a written reply. According to the figures tabled before Lok Sabha, 16 cases of foreign funding were reported in 2006 as against 12 in 2005 and four cases in 2004. He said government has constituted a Special Economic Intelligence Cell for obtaining hard and actionable inputs on terrorist funding. (full text).

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