New Delhi: Railway stations in the national capital along with the ones in adjoining states have been put on high alert in the wake of Lashkar-e-Taiba’s (LeT) threat. In connection with the matter, regular checking and inspection was carried out on Tuesday inside the trains, railway station platforms, luggage and parking lots.
The threat letter by aerial commander of LeT, Maulwi Abu Bhukhari, was received by postal mail service, a report suggested. The group has threatened to carry out bomb attacks at various locations across Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab on October 20. Reportedly, Ambala, Rewari, Jaghdari, Rohtak, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Hisar and Sirsa are on the target of the terrorist organisation.
At Ambala railway station, regular checks are being carried out. SHO RPF was quoted as saying in a media report that no extra force has been deployed however, strict vigil is being kept. Anyone who is found to be suspicious is being thoroughly questioned. He also claimed that the same will continue till further orders.
A high alert has been sounded in Chandigarh, Haryana and UP.
In a similar case earlier this year, a threat was made to divisional railway manager, northern railways, by LeT. The threat letter had claimed of possible attacks at a number of railway stations and temples on June 6 and June 10.