Skip to content Skip to navigation

Assam on terror alert

The Centre keeps Assam on alert along with West Bengal apprehending terror attacks by the followers of Osama bin Laden. Acting on IB reports, home ministry sent letter bearing No Ref No 3627-60 and 3698-3731/C&R Cell-C-2/S11) to Dispur fearing attack by Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, HUJI, Ansarullah Bangla Team and Jamaat-ul-Muslimeen. These groups are believed to have been targeting the prominent places in the country to foment communal tensions in Assam. Assam shares long porous borders with Bangladesh, terror groups belonging to the would engineer bomb blasts at important commercial hubs like stock exchanges, airports, railways, popular religious places and the BJP offices. According to sources, the jihadis trained in the lower Assam districts planned to fan out all over the country and create havoc in Karnataka, Kerala, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, J& and Delhi.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Prithibi brings ‘Swadhinata’ on Women’s Day

22 Mar 2013 - 10:19am | Daya Nath Singh
The essence of a woman is very difficult to be comprehended as a woman is the origin of child and she is the core of the family. Unfortunately, due to the age old customs and prejudices prevalent in...

BK Handique takes oath as cabinet minister

22 May 2009 - 2:55pm | editor
Assam Congress leader and Jorhat MP Bijoy Krishna Handique is one of the cabinet ministers who took oath as cabinet minister in the Manmohan Singh’s new cabinet.Handique, the sixth time MP from...

Three held in coal trader attack case

4 Feb 2018 - 1:33pm | AT News
DUDHNOI: Police on Sunday have arrested three persons a day after they allegedly shot at a coal trader in Jogighopa in Goalpara district on Saturday. Hours after the coal trader Azmul Haque sustained...