US cautions India on possible terror strike, Home Ministry issues alert

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New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued an alert following the US indication that the Delhi is on terrorists' radar, and might get attacked.

The Ministry has asked the Delhi citizens to be highly vigilant and cooperate with security officials.

The Home Ministry has stressed that there is no need to panic and that "it is aware of these terror threats which are not specific to Delhi".

The Home Ministry says the terror warning is related to increased infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir.

The leave of Delhi policemen has been cancelled and Delhi's borders are being watched carefully.

This is the second warning issued by the US in last two weeks.

Earlier, the US said that it has "credible information" about terrorists planning to carry out strikes in some Indian cities and target American nationals, and US Embassy in New Delhi.

In the similar way, Australia and Canada too have issued advisories to its citizens travelling in India.

The US had warned that markets, such as those located in Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Greater Kailash, Karol Bagh, Mehrauli, and Sarojini Nagar, can be especially attractive targets for terrorist groups.

Meanwhile, the US said that the relevant information has been shared with Indian Government and there is co-operation between the intelligence agencies of the two countries to jointly thwart uch a terrorist threat. (ANI)

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