Centre issues high alert over possible terror attacks ahead of Independence Day

Updated On : 07 Aug , 2017 , 12:53 PM
Centre issues high alert over possible terror attacks ahead of Independence Day
Centre issues high alert over possible terror attacks ahead of Independence Day
New Delhi:

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a high alert regarding possible terror attacks across the nation which might take place ahead of Independence Day and Janmashtami. The nation will witness both festivals on the same day.

The MHA also stated that the Pakistan-based terrorists could enter in Delhi using buses and carry out attacks on the lines of Nice terror attack in France. The MHA also warned, saying that they can use police or Army uniforms to cover their identities.

As per intelligence inputs, the terrorists could disguise themselves in form of beggars and could target metro stations, railway stations and bus stations. The ministry has all asked states to beef up security at the public places.

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The MHA has asked Uttar Pradesh police to enhance its vigil in Mathura on the occasion of Janmashtami. 

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First Published : Monday, August 07, 2017 11:45 AM
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