According to a Times of India report, the Gujarat police has received intel of a possible terror attack in the state. The intel has apparently put the state on high alert following the report. As per the alert generated by the state intelligence bureau, a suicide bomb attack could be attempted at public places like multiplexes, railway stations, religious places etc.
The specific input generated by the intelligence agencies speaks of a man associated with the Pakistani terror outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and is “suspected to have played a role in the Pulwama Attack”.
A top police official is mentioned in the report as saying, “Following the input, cops and agencies across the state have been put on high alert and teams have been formed to keep a hawk’s eye on every suspicious movement in Gujarat and adjoining states.”
“We have beefed up security at possible target areas mentioned in the intelligence inputs,” a top police official was quoted as saying.
The situation in the country has been tense following the terror attack at Pulwama. JeM has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that claimed the lives of over 40 of our soldiers.
In light of the intel received by Gujarat Police, human and technical intelligence has also been intensified, as per the report.