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Fresh terror alert in Indian metros

Last Updated: Friday, December 25, 2009 - 21:06

New Delhi: Intelligence agencies Friday sounded a terror alert in Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi following reports that terrorists had sneaked into these cities to target vital installations.

Home Ministry sources said that Taliban-trained `fidayeen` (suicide squads) had reportedly entered the country to carry out attacks at specific iconic structures.

Barely a fortnight back, there was a similar alert saying that `Pashtun-looking` suicide bombers, trained by Taliban, had entered India to launch a fresh wave of attacks.

Security has been beefed up at key installations and patrolling has been intensified in market places, railway stations, airports and hotels, sources said.


First Published: Friday, December 25, 2009 - 21:06
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