Punjab on high alert after Taliban threat
“About five months back, the central intelligence agencies had told the state police that from across the border Taliban militants might strike on the beat the retreat ceremony held every day on the Pakistani side of Wagah-Attari border, in order to disturb piece. After that, no intelligence input has come to the state police,’’ a police official said.
Last month, the central government issued an alert to the state police in view of reports that some pro-Khalistan outfits were trying to revive terrorism in the state. The union government had asked the police to keep a tab on the movement of such activists. The alert sent to the police was based on intelligence inputs of various central security agencies that had indicated that some radical elements were trying to revive militancy in the state.
The agencies observed
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