Kolkata: A terror alert has been sounded at main spots of Kolkata like Salt Lake, Airport and religious spots by central intelligence agency on Thursday following reports that Bangladesh based Terrorists organization JMB have entered to the states to carry out attacks. Kolkata Police on Thursday said that they may occur blasts at key places of Kolkata.
After this alert airport authority stepped up security in premises and Kolkata police also hiked security at main places of Kolkata like Esplanade, Salt Lake, Dakshineswar Temple and Kalighat.
After Intelligence outputs, high level meetings, headed by state were held in lalbazr headquarter and advisory has been issued to enhanced security, According to Lalbazar sources. Earlier Lalbazar stated that JMB is also planned to hit religious sentiments and create clash at Border area.
After Dhaka terror attack, Anti-Terror operation was hiked in Bangladesh and for this reason terrorists entered West Bengal through border area like Hili simanta, Assam border area. The jihadists entered at first at Nalbari area, Kokarajhor in Assaam. Alert has also been sounded in three districts sharing border with Bangladesh in view of the Dhaka incident.
The BSF has been also asked to step up vigil in these three districts. Recently at least 14 people, including one militant were killed, and over 20 injured when suspected Bodo militants attacked Balajan Tiniali market of Kokrajhar district.
State police also said that a 3 member group of Jihadis is so active in Kolkata and they planned for terror attack in Kolkata with the help of local sleeper cell.