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MHA issues alert over possible chemical attacks at airports, Metro stations

As per media reports, the security agencies have been asked to keep a tight vigil for any substance that could release toxic substance.


  |  Updated On : September 10, 2017 12:53 PM
MHA issues alert over possible chemical attacks at airports, Metro stations

MHA issues alert over possible chemical attacks at airports, Metro stations

New Delhi :  

Union home ministry has issued an alert to all states and security agency after receiving intelligence inputs that terrorists may launch a chemical attack by releasing toxic gases at airports bus stands, Metro and railway stations.

As per media reports, the security agencies have been asked to keep a tight vigil for any substance that could release toxic substance.

The ministry wrote a letter on September 1 to all states, aviation ministry and other agencies, informing that central security agencies have given input that terrorist are planning to target aircrafts.

Last month, Australian police had foiled a similar bid when they averted an attempt to bring down a commercial aircraft.

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First Published: Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:23 PM


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