According to IB sources, al-Qaeda operatives have already recceed Kolkata port. It has been suspected that the terror attack would be through the sea. IB Sources also informed that naval wing of al-Qaeda is likely to carry out the attack.
Red alert has been issued at Kolkata port. Alert also has been issued at Haldia as security agencies did not want take any risk. An emergency meeting was taken place between port officials, Kolkata Police and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials in Kolkata on Tuesday.
Terror alert has been issued at Kolkata and Haldia port: IB Sources
The terror alert has been issued following a report that a Chinese sub, Changzheng 2, has again docked at the Colombo port, sparking "enormous concerns" within the government about the intentions of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Meanwhile, IB also alerted security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir as sources informed that 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed too is planning to carry out a major terror attack in the valley ahead of the assembly elections. Jammu and Kashmir will go to polls in five phase starting from Nov 25. Results will be declared on Dec 23, 2014. [Read: Major terror attack likely in Kashmir; 26/11 mastermind to hit India again]
IB sources informed that Saeed has support from Pakistani army and ISI and may target politicians attending election rallies across the state. Here it can be mentioned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi too has been scheduled to hold 8 rallies in the state from Nov 10.