All security agencies, including Uttar Pradesh ATS, have been put under high alert following reports of five terrorists entering India via Nepal, sources said.
Security agencies have seized the conversation of five suspects who were seen in Gorakhpur. Ther were planning some strikes during Diwali, sources said.
Following the abrogation of Article 370 that guaranteed special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, several alerts have been sounded. There are reports of militant camps being reactivated as Balakot as well.
Several incidents of terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir have been reported. On the other hand, drones coming from the Pakistani side are reportedly dropping arms at various locations in Punjab.
Defence bases in Jammu and Punjab are put under oranger alert, the second-highest alert after a red alert.
One apple trader from Punjab was on Wednesday shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. This is the third such incident in three days time. According to the officials two Punjab-based apple traders, Charanjeet Singh and Sanjeev were shot by terrorists in Trenz area of Shopian at around 7:30 PM on Wednesday. Charanjeet surrendered to his injuries, while Sanjeev is stated to be in a critical condition.