The alert has been raised in northeast’s Assam over possible terror strikes by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and terror outfit al-Qaeda over alleged persecution of Muslims in the state.
The state’s police through a communique said that the alert has been issued after it received reports from its special branch about possibility of terror strikes.
“There is also a threat from global terror outfits to indulge in spectacular action by resorting to explosion of bombs/ IEDs in places of mass gathering/ mass transport/ religious places, etc,”it said.
Another input quoted in the circular said the al-Qaeda has called for “jihad in Assam and Kashmir”.
The circular further said the general secretariat of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has released a statement regarding the Dhalpur eviction drive in Assam’s Darrang district, which had claimed the lives of two persons.