Security stepped up after terror alert in Delhi

Security stepped up after terror alert in Delhi
A view of illuminated India Gate on the eve of Republic day in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI

New Delhi: Security has been beefed up across the national capital after police received intelligence inputs on a possible terror strike, a senior police official said on Thursday.

Raids have been conducted by the Special Cell of Delhi Police in Delhi's Jamia Nagar, Jafrabad, Chandni Chowk, Okhla among other areas in search of JeM terrorists after the intelligence inputs suggested that three to four members of the terror outfit may have infiltrated into the city.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has also intensified patrolling and picketing in several areas across the national capital as the city gears up for Durga Puja and Ramlila to ensure safety and security of people, especially women.

This story is to be updated.

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