Gurdaspur terror attack: Security alert sounded in Parliament
A Security alert has been sounded in the Parliament premises, with security forces deployed at the site, in the wake of the Gurdaspur terror attack.
New Delhi: A Security alert has been sounded in the Parliament premises, with security forces deployed at the site, in the wake of the Gurdaspur terror attack.
Security has also been tightened at the North Block after the terror incident, which has so far claimed the lives of 10 people, including six civilians.
Meanwhile, security measures have also been enhanced in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier held a high-level meeting in Parliament with Union Ministers Manohar Parrikar, Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has condemned the attack, saying his prayers were with the families of those of who lost their lives in the attack.
IG Border Zone, Ishwar Chander, said there is no hostage situation till now while Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stated that Special Forces have been deployed in Gurdaspur and the counter insurgency forces are already there.