Britain warns of terror threat in India
New Delhi: Britain Monday warned of a terror threat in India and asked its nationals to be vigilant, a day after two tourists from Taiwan were shot near Delhi`s Jama Masjid.
"There is a high threat from terrorism throughout India. Terrorists have targeted places in the past which Westerners are known to visit, including public places such as restaurants, hotels, railway stations, markets and places of worship," the British High Commission here said.
Two Taiwanese, Ko Chang and Ku Ze Wei, were shot in the head and stomach respectively when gunmen opened random fire at a bus from which tourists was alighting near the 16th century Jama Masjid Sunday morning.
The high commission asked its citizens to check security arrangements when deciding which places to visit, including key government installations and tourist sites.
It asked them to be extra careful while travelling on public transport including buses, trains and the Metro.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Ceasefire violations by Pak: Should India carry out surgical strike part-II?
- Pak High Commission staffer grilled for spying, asked to leave India
- Panel discussion on the need of Pakistan's ambassador in India
- Meet Lynlee Hope - Texas baby who was 'born' twice!
- DNA: Zee Media's campaign to celebrate Diwali with soldier's family
- Pakistan's brutality exposed; `Black Day` protesters thrashed in PoK - Video goes viral
- Pakistan High Commission staffer, briefly detained for espionage, asked to leave India in 48 hours
- Diwali 2016: Dhanteras Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi
- Pakistan declares Indian High Commission official persona non grata, asks him to leave country
- UPA govt thought of attacking Lashkar HQ, training camps after 26/11 strike, claims ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon