Pakistani Terror Outfit JeM Threatens Attacks On Temples, Railway Stations In Six States During Dussehra Festival

Pakistani Terror Outfit JeM Chief Masood Azhar (SAEED KHAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Pakistani terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) has threatened to carry out terror attacks on temples and railway stations across six states in the country during the upcoming Dussehra festival, reports Zee News.

According to the report, in a threat letter received by the security agencies, the terror outfit has threatened to blow up at least 11 railway stations and six temples across six states during the Dussehra festival in October.

The railway stations mentioned in the letter include Rohtak, Rewari, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Mumbai city, Bengaluru, Chennai, Jaipur, Kota and Itarsi stations. Besides, temples in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have also been mentioned in the letter as the target of the terror attacks.

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As per the report, Haryana’s Rohtak Junction Station Superintendent’s officer received the letter, bearing the name of one Masood Ahmad allegedly from Pakistan’s Karachi, at around 3pm on Saturday (14 September) by ordinary post.

The Haryana police has started an investigation into the matter. Following the threat, security has been beefed up in and around Rewari railway station and other important installations.

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