Central intelligence agencies sound alert to Kolkata police

Central intelligence agencies have alerted Kolkata police about the possibility of a terror attack in the city, especially in the port area, a senior official of Kolkata police said on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Nov 04, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Kolkata: Central intelligence agencies have alerted Kolkata police about the possibility of a terror attack in the city, especially in the port area, a senior official of Kolkata police said on Tuesday.

"We have received inputs from central intelligence agencies that there might be a terror attack in Kolkata, especially in port area. We have beefed up the security in the port area and have put the entire city under security blanket," said a senior Kolkata police officer on condition of anonymity.

According to the input, terrorists might carry out an attack in port area and may also use small boats to carry out the attack, he added.