Terror Alert by Punjab Police as 3 Armed Terrorists Cross Border

Punjab police raise terror alert after three alleged terrorists enter India from Pakistan through J&K.

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Security personnel in Dinanagar, Punjab during the terror attack in July 2015. (Photo: PTI)

The Punjab police raised a terror alert after three terrorists from Pakistan allegedly crossed over into India on Wednesday.

They are travelling in a grey coloured Swift Dezire car with the registration number JK-01 AB-2654, according to NDTV.

According to the security and intelligence agencies the terrorists could target Delhi, Mumbai or Goa.

Mumbai police has issued a security alert under section 144 of CrPC. The Mumbai police is suspecting a terror attack through aerial route.

The warning also says, that the terrorists are carrying heavy amount of explosives.

Punjab Police sources say the three terrorists, along with their handler from Jammu and Kashmir, had crossed the Banihal tunnel in the neighbouring state late on Tuesday night.

Earlier Attacks in Punjab

Punjab has witnessed two major terror attacks in the past nine months.

Suspected Pakistani terrorists attacked the Pathankot Indian Air Force base on 2 January and killed seven security personnel.

On 27 July last year, three suspected Pakistani terrorists attacked Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district leaving seven people dead.

Both attacks took place in areas of Punjab bordering Jammu and Kashmir.

(With agency inputs)

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