ISIS-led attacks possible in India, precautionary steps being taken: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday warned that ISIS-led attacks can't be ruled out in India in future.

Updated: Nov 17, 2015, 13:08 PM IST
ISIS-led attacks possible in India, precautionary steps being taken: Rajnath Singh
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New Delhi: In the aftermath of dastardly terror attacks in Paris, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday warned that ISIS-led attacks can't be ruled out in India in future.

The Home Minister, who was speaking at inauguration of Asia Leaders’ Meeting and 2nd ISDR Asia Partnership Meeting, said, “ISIS-led attacks in India are possible. India needs high alert across the country.”

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Singh also termed the threat emanating from the ISIS as a ''global challenge'', saying ''all nations must come together to fight against it.''

Acknowledging the ominous threat of ISIS in the nation, Home Minister said that India is on full alert regarding the danger from the terror outfit.

"India is fully aware of the looming threat by the ISIS and is taking precautionary steps," Rajnath told the media here.

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Singh, however, added that the danger of ISIS was not directed to any particular group of nations, but it is a global problem

Referring to the ongoing protest by noted writers, filmmakers and the civil society against the alleged growing intolerance, the Home Minister rejected that ''India is an intolerant state''.

According to reports, the Ministry of Home Affairs had also released an advisory to all states regarding the looming threat from the terror outfit and has ordered to keep a close watch on people, who are suspected to have links with ISIS across the country.

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The world has been put on high alert following the deadly 13/11 carnage in Paris by the ISIS which left 132 dead.

Major cities including London, Rome and Washington D.C. have taken extreme steps in taking precautions and heavy security has keep spread across the nations.

The ISIS released a new chilling video where they have warned the American capital of a 'Paris-style' attack.

With ANI inputs