At least 250 Britain-based jihadis who went to fight in war-torn Syria have returned home, sparking a terror alert as they are now suspected of wanting to carry out attacks in the UK, a media report said on Sunday.
An anonymous letter threatening bomb attacks on public places and US Consulates in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore, has been received by the consulate-general and American Centre in Kolkata, reports said Monday.
Intelligence agencies have issued a terror alert for Gujarat. Reports said the agencies believe terrorists from neighbouring Bangladesh could be hiding somewhere in Gujarat and may strike during the festive season.
The Gujarat police have been
asked to be on `stand to` in the wake of an alert issued by
the Central intelligence agencies over a possibility of a
terror strike in the state, a top police official said.