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Suspected terrorists escape from Odisha hotel before police raid

Just before a police raid took place at a hotel in Bhubaneshwar on Tuesday, four foreign nationals, suspected to be terrorists managed to escape from there.

Updated: Jan 26, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Suspected terrorists escape from Odisha hotel before police raid

Bhubaneshwar: Just before a police raid took place at a hotel in Bhubaneshwar on Tuesday, four foreign nationals, suspected to be terrorists managed to escape from there.

The police said they had received a tip-off that four suspected to be terrorists were staying at a hotel in the city.

According to hotel authorities, the men fled away as soon as they were asked to produce their identification. The men had come in a car with a Delhi registration and refused to show any ID.

A search operation is underway to capture the suspects. Further details are awaited.

Intelligence Bureau has warned of possible terror attack on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande on Republic Day.

Last year, ISIS had carried out a deadly attack on Paris,while killed at least 129 people.