NEW DELHI: Terror incidents in India have threatened the hockey World Cup scheduled to be held in India next year.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has directed the Indian authorities to submit the security plan for holding the event.

According to the schedule, the World Cup hockey has to be played in New Delhi in March next year but after the incidents of terrorism in India, the staging of the event has become a question mark.

FIH president Leandro Negre, who is currently visiting India, is in the capital to assess India's preparations for the 12th edition of the men's world cup.

He has directed the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to present a security plan which will be sent to the participating teams.

Sources said that the FIH has cleared to the IHF that the situation in India would be monitered by October and later the executive board would decide about holding the 2010 World Cup in India.