2 militants held in Mum, high terror alert issued

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Mumbai, Sep 10: At the time when India is preparing for the festive season, Mumbai police issued high alert in the city as two suspected terrorists were arrested on Friday, Sep 10.

According to Home Ministry sources, one of them was a Pakistani with suspected links with the Lashkar-e-Toiba, the second one was from Bangladesh with suspected Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJi) links.

"Both these persons are of foreign origin and we believe that they have entered Mumbai to cause disruption at religious congregations and crowded places," stated Mumbai police.

Police also added, "The two people are Kalimuddin Khan alias Rameshwar Pandit and Hafiz Sharif."

Mumbai has already wrapped with a tight security high alert allotted in the city as both Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi being celebrated on Saturday, Sep 11.

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