The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.
Citing terror threats, the West Bengal government has put the police on alert in view of the Durga Puja festivities in the state.
The NIA has alleged that PDP leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra has been a crucial player in sustaining the ‘political-separatist-terrorist’ nexus in Jammu and Kashmir.
‘We have in our immediate neighbourhood, a particularly egregious example of state-sponsored cross-border terrorism,’ the external affairs minister said.
'State has become home to illegal bomb making that has the potential to unsettle democracy', says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar after NIA arrested nine suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in the early hours on Saturday.
The searches were conducted based on the warrants issued by Ernakulam's special NIA court.
They were planning to conduct terror strikes in heavy footfall areas of Delhi, the officer said.
Police said they received inputs that three to four terrorists may have infiltrated into Delhi.
'Last three to four days, we were getting specific and confirmed intelligence inputs that terrorists led by Pakistan and Pakistan Army are trying to target the Shri Amarnathji yatra which is going on,' Lt General KJS Dhillon said.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has given a directive to the Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley amidst reports of "specific terror threats" to the pilgrimage.
The coastal police department said it has been on alert since May 23 after the intelligence input came from Sri Lanka.
Though Bengaluru and Mysuru were already on alert with an extra vigil and more security for the April 18 Lok Sabha election in the state's central and southern regions, the city and state police are not taking chances.
The letter also stated that petrol pumps and temples would be blown up.
The latest militant attack along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway has come seven months after three militants attacked Sunjwan military camp in Jammu.
The incident came to light after locals found pamphlet outside their houses on Friday.
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