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Security in Delhi tightened after intelligence input of JeM terrorist entering capital; raids on

Delhi terror alert: The Delhi Police special cell conducted raids in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, Jafrabad, Chandni Chowk, Okhla among other areas in search of JeM terrorists.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 03, 2019 12:14 IST
Raids at several locations in Delhi over possible terror strike
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Raids at several locations in Delhi over possible terror strike

Security in Delhi and the National Capital Region has been tightened after intelligence shared inputs of JeM terrorists entering the capital. The Delhi Police special cell conducted raids in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, Jafrabad, Chandni Chowk, Okhla among other areas in search of JeM terrorists.

According to news agency ANI, the special cell of the Delhi Police had received inputs on likely terror strike after which the raids were carried out. 

According to reports, the Delhi Police on Wednesday had sounded an alert after receiving inputs about some Kashmiri insurgents who have entered the national capital. 

The insurgents aim to carry terror strikes in Delhi during the festival season, the reports claimed. 

It is being apprehended that Jaish-e-Mohammed, the terror group with has been threatening to take retaliatory action following the abrogation of Article 370, has managed to send a group of fidayeen to the city last week.

A few days ago, a foreign intelligence agency intercepted communications between a JeM operative and his handler, according to which the JeM was planning to launch a terror strike in India in September.

A total of 30 cities, including Jammu, Amritsar, Pathankot, Jaipur, Gandhinagar, Kanpur as well as Lucknow were put on high alert. 

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