JeM Threatens To Bomb Several Railway Stations & Temples Across India
In a significant menace, the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has, in a letter, threatened to blow up railway stations and temples across several parts of the country during Dussehra on October 8.
As per the letter, the terror outfit is likely to target 11 railway stations and six temples across the country.
In the letter, it said that the terrorist group will avenge the killings of its militants by blowing up railway stations in the country. The few named targets which were mentioned in the letter include railway stations in Rewari, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Mumbai City, Bengaluru, Chennai, Jaipur, Bhopal, Kota and Itarsi and temples in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, MP, UP and Haryana.
Security has been beefed up at the Rewari railway station and other possible targets following the threat. Meanwhile, a probe has been started by Haryana Police.
Speaking to news agency ANI, Sub-Inspector of Railway Police Station, Narendra Singh said, “We have started an investigation. All necessary precautions are being taken & there is no need for people to panic.”
Singh said that Rohtak Railway Superintendent had received the aforesaid letter, scribed in Hindi on September 14. According to the railway official who received the letter, the letter was signed by one Masood Ahmed.