An alert has been sounded and security has been beefed up in Delhi with Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) planning to target more than 400 sensitive buildings and markets in the national capital ahead of Diwali.
A Delhi Police official told IANS, “Rohini, North-East, North-West, North, East, Central, New Delhi and Dwarka — eight of the 15 districts in Delhi are considered sensitive.” And these districts are said to have 425, the highest number, of buildings identified as sensitive. Of the eight districts, New Delhi has about 200 buildings identified as sensitive, all of which have been provided additional security.
Buildings like the Prime Minister’s Office, Sena Bhavan, Parliament house, Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi district are always in the sensitive category, but now markets like Connaught Place and Khan Market have been added to the list. Read more