India On High Alert After Warning About Impending Al Qaeda Strike

al Qaeda threaten India with terrorist attack

Various major cities across India are on high alert following intelligence reports that say Al Qaeda are going to commit terrorist attacks imminently. 

Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad have all been put on high alert, with police saying that public places, tourist spots, iconic buildings, and places of worship are most at risk. reports:

The report also said that that sates have been asked to take precautionary measures following the threat.

Meanwhile, yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had warned that terrorism was the “biggest threat” to the world and that it should be delinked from religion.

In a veiled reference to Pakistan, PM Modi also pitched for new global anti-terror strategies while ensuring that no country should give sanctuary to it.

He had also underlined the need for ensuring that Internet did not become a “recruiting ground” for terrorism, amid the growing trend of ISIS luring youth from across the globe, and spoke about the world coming together to use “military force” and “international legal systems” to fight the menace.

He had referred to the recent attacks in Paris, Ankara, Mali and on the Russian plane and had said that terrorism was not a “peripheral problem” for the Asian region but its shadow stretched across the world, both in recruitment and choice of targets.