Terror outfit threatens to blow up several railway stations

The police officials in Haryana's Rohtak stated that they had received a letter written in Hindi, which said that the terrorists would attack railway stations across the country

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Amidst tension between India and Pakistan after the abrogation of Article 370, which provided a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed has threatened bomb attacks at several railway stations in Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru.

The development comes after the police officials in Haryana's Rohtak said on Sunday that they had received a letter written in Hindi, in which the terrorists had mentioned about attacking stations. More importantly, the police said that the letter was signed by one Masood Ahmed and was received on Saturday.

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As per the letter, the terror outfit has threatened to attack at least 11 railway stations and six temples across six states during Dussehra in October.

This consists of railway stations in Rohtak, along with stations in Rewari, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Mumbai City, Bengaluru, Chennai, Jaipur, Bhopal, Kota, and Itarsi. Along with this the temples in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana have been targeted in the threat letter. 

In the meantime, the Indian Army has intensified its presence on the Line of Control (LoC) following Pakistan's direct and indirect threats of war since the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution.

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