The Intelligence Bureau has warned of possible terror attacks during matches of the ongoing ICC 2011 ODI World Cup being held in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The threat is for the matches being played in India.
The IB has accessed information that terror groups like Al-Qaida and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are seeking time frames of the matches in the country. It is understood that Zabiuddin Ansari & his operations network which were behind the German Bakery attack in Pune are seeking the time frame of the World Cup matches in India and planning to mount a Mumbai 26/11 type of terror attack on cricket stadium where the matches are being held.
The BCCI and the police are reviewing security measures at the venues where cricket matches would be played. Security will be intensified both at the match venue stadium and also at the hotels where the cricketers stay.