Weekly Likely Flash Points India Week Ending 27 October 2019

TERROR ALERTSGeographies - Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab [Orange Alert], Jammu and Kashmir including Jammu Srinagar highway, attacks on schools, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, UP, Bihar, Metros. Targets – Civil busness establishments and schools in J & K. Police Stations in Delhi, Public places with high footfall, Israel, Jewish locations, air and security bases, High Court. Type of attack – Armed assault, bomb, grenade, kidnapping and Non Lethal Attacks.

LEFT WING EXTREMISM Geographies – Central India Affected zone, Gadchiroli District Maharashtra for State Elections. Targets – Infrastructure companies, informers, security forces. Type of attack – Armed Ambush, IED, kidnapping, arson, targeting killings.

LAW AND ORDER. Geographies - J & K – Kashmir Valley, Maharashtra, Haryana, Northeast, Telangana, UP, Public Sector undertaking.  Triggers – State Elections and Bye Elections, Article 370 repealing, Citizenship Bill, Trade Deal [SJM] Employee demands, land acquisition, rumours and insecurities. Type of violence – Protests, rallies, road blocks, vigilante attacks.

COMMUNAL VIOLENCE. Geographies – Sensitive location across India. Triggers – Pre Diwali tensions. Triggers – Processions, religious sermons and music, anti social elements. Type of Violence – Attacks on processions, religious places including desecration, targeting commercial and residential enterprises

STRIKE/BANDH. Sector – Public sector – Central and State. Triggers – Employee demands compensation and working conditions, Motor Vehicle Act. Type of Violence – Disruption of production, rallies, road blocks, gheraos.

CRIME. Geographies – All India particularly metros [Delhi NCR]. Causal factors – Ease of crime during festive season. Criminal gangs, ease in specific types of crimes such as cyber and chain snatching. Type of attacks – Armed attacks by gangs, snatching, cyber crime, rape and molestation  

SECURITY ADVISORY. Managed security cover while operating in the districts with violence in North East, J & K and Central India. Avoid areas with large crowds. Remain aware of the surroundings, monitor local events and ensure high degree of vigilance for personal safety in the areas identified.

HEALTH ADVISORY. Geographies – North India, Bihar. Prevalence – Air pollution, dengue, malaria, etc. Advisory - Adequate precautions against Dengue/Malaria season peaking large number of cases reported. Masks and air filters in North India

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