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Central agencies warn of terror attack in Delhi

“The intention of this group is to kill citizens in Delhi in hotels and hospitals on or before Holi,” the alert said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: March 24, 2016 1:52:47 am
Photo for representational purpose The ex-Pakistani soldier crossed over to India along with six hardcore terrorists through the Indo-Pak border in Pathankot with a plan to carry out attacks in Delhi during Holi. (file photo)

Central agencies have warned the Delhi, Punjab and Assam police about a former Pakistan army soldier entering India through Punjab with six terrorists last month, and a possible attempt by them to carry out terror attacks in hotels and hospitals in New Delhi during Holi.

According to the alert issued by central security agencies, Mohammad Khurshid Alam alias Jahangir, an ex-Pakistan army employee, worked as a recruiter, coordinator and guide of jihadi elements in Assam. The input said Alam had slipped into India from Pakistan through the border at Pathankot on February 26, accompanied by six hardcore terrorists.

“The intention of this group is to kill citizens in Delhi in hotels and hospitals on or before Holi,” the alert said.

 

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