US, Canada warn citizens of terrorism in India

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Terror threat in India
New Delhi, Aug 11: US and Canada has warned its citizen travelling to or those in India of a possible terror attacks ahead of upcoming holidays including Independence day on Saturday, Aug 15.

Both the countries have advised the citizens to ensure good security, to stay wary especially of crowded places along with maintaining a low profile.

"There is a continuing threat from terrorism throughout India and the upcoming series of major holidays (including August 15 Independence Day celebrations) could provide terrorist groups an opportunity or pretext to stage an attack," US embassy website read.

Canadian High Commission Website says, "Canadians travelling to India should be particularly vigilant in the lead up to and on days of national significance, as militants have used such occasions to mount attacks in the past."

This comes two months after, United States issued a similar travel advisory asking the citizens to take care when living in or travelling within India due to high threat of terrorism.

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