Intelligence agencies warn Mumbai Police of another 26/11 like attack

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Mumbai, April 4: Days after 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was released from Pakistan jail, reports on Tuesday said that the terror outfit is planning to carry out another terror attack in the financial capital.

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According to media reports, intelligence agencies have alerted the Mumbai Police of a possible attack after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike.

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As per the reports, letter by Railways Police Commissioner claims that 8 to 10 LeT terrorists may enter Mumbai through the sea route.

The letter also says that these terrorists could target railway stations and hotels in the city.

Meanwhile, all States have now been put on high alert following the alert.

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Recently, Lakhvi walked free from a Pakistani jail after spending nearly six years in detention.

Authorities in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi released 55-year-old Lakhvi, a day after the Lahore High Court (LHC) suspended his detention under a security act.

Intelligence inputs of terror attack put Mumbai on high alert

Lakhvi was arrested in December 2008 and was indicted along with the six others on November 25, 2009 in connection with the 26/11 attack case. The trial has been underway since 2009.

Lakhvi has been charged with planning and helping carry out the 2008 Mumbai attack that left 166 people dead.

The six other men facing trial for their alleged involvement are Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid.

At the time of the Mumbai atttack, Lakhvi was believed to be the operational head of the banned Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT), accused by India of carrying out the attacks in the country's financial capital.

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