"They want their name and for that, they can do anything. And if they get successful, they can take advantage of it by using any name. Yes it is a possibility," General Officer Commanding of the 16 corps of the army Lt Gen RR Nimbhorkar told reporters.

He was replying to a question whether IS can join hands with other terrorists outfits like LeT to launch Paris-type attacks in India. Lt Gen RR Nimbhorkar also said there are around 700 active militants in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) who.

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On a question about the number of terrorist training camps active across the Line of Control in the POK, he said that from the inputs that the captured terrorist Navid has given there are around 37 active camps in that region.

He said that out of the 700 militants present in the PoK, half of them are ready and waiting for a chance to infiltrate into the Indian side. "Out of them, half are ready to be launched so they can come in the launch pad and get launched," he said.

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