Threat of 26/11-like attack puts India on alert

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India on alert for 26/11-like attacks
New Delhi, Nov 2: Following a tip-off from the intelligence agencies on imminent 26/11-type attacks from Pakistan, Indian coastal cities and other metros have been put on a high level alert.

Media reports suggest that the intelligence inputs warn of possible attacks on Mumbai, Calcutta, Bangalore and the coast of Gujarat.

Inputs inform that the attacks may be large scale and similar to that of the Nov 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Apart from the indication a sea-based attack, no other details on the intelligence inputs have been revealed.

The security has been beefed up in the regions under the threat with local police and the coastal security on high alert.

This comes weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) foiled a 26/11-like terror plot wherein a Pakistan-based terror outfit, Lashkar-e-Toiba was planning an attack using an American.

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