Big Breaking: Delhi, Mumbai and five other cities at high alert for next 72 hours
The officials and government has put “high alert” to Delhi, Mumbai and five other cities in India for the next 72 hours. This decision was taken due to anticipation of Pakistani retaliation to the Balakot bombing.
This 72 hours of “high alert” had been termed as ‘crucial’. However, the threat is not anticipated from Pakistani army as much as it is anticipated from terrorists of ISIS, sources said.
Delhi, Mumbai and at least three cities in Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat are on high alert. Nuclear installations, airbases, Naval commands, army camps and cantonment areas across north and west India have been brought under heavy security cover.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called a meeting on Wednesday to discuss and prepare for any other terror attack which Pakistan may take to retaliate.
Five districts of Punjab – Gurdaspur, Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Ferozepur and Fazilka shares a 553 km long border with Pakistan. While in Rajasthan which shares a 1,048km long border with Pakistan, has prohibited all moment of civilians within 5km radius from the international Border between 6pm and 7am till the first week of April.