Kishanganj (Bihar): A red alert was on Tuesday sounded in Bihar`s Kishanganj district after intelligence reports suggested that eight Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists had sneaked in there from across the porous Indo-Nepal border, official sources said today.
The sources told agency that sleuths of the Intelligence
Bureau have already visited the district and held a `secret`
meeting with Kishanganj SP Ranjit Kumar Mishra in this regard.
``A red alert has been sounded in the district by the
district administration following the reports,`` they said.
Apart from SSB personnel, District Armed Police
personnel too were maintaining strict vigil on the porous
border and people moving into the district from Nepal were
being thoroughly frisked, the SP said.
They said all the important trains were being escorted
with heavy security personnel as personnel of the Railway
Protection Force were deployed in railway stations in the
Vigil was also being kept on the movement of trains in
other districts of the Seemanchal belt: Purnia, Araria, and
Katihar, the sources said.