Terrorists planning attack in 8 states including Delhi; targeting religious sites?

In a major development, Intelligence Bureau (IB) has sounded an alert over a possible terror attack in 8 Indian states including Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab.

Last Updated: Dec 13, 2015, 12:03 PM IST
Terrorists planning attack in 8 states including Delhi; targeting religious sites?
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New Delhi: In a major development, Intelligence Bureau (IB) has sounded an alert over a possible terror attack in 8 Indian states including Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab.

According to an IBN7 report, the terrorists are targeting religious and tourists sites. The hit list includes Jaipur, Ajmer, Jodhpur and Sikar of Rajasthan too.

The IB sleuths have directed to beef up security at malls, religious sites and tourist places of the 8 states in the wake of the alert.

Also, special safety measures have been taken at the railway stations and bus stands of the targeted states. Security agencies have stepped up the vigil after the IB's alert.

Earlier, on Thursday, a senior official of state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) was arrested from Rajasthan for alleged links with terror organisation ISIS. The Special Operation Group (SOG) and ATS of Rajasthan Police had arrested Mohd Sirazudin from Jaipur.