Fresh intelligence inputs warns of more terror strikes ahead of Republic Day

New Delhi: Just days after Pathankot terror attack, fresh intelligence inputs have warned of more strikes against high-value military targets ahead of Republic Day.

According to a leading news channel, a top army official has confirmed that following the alert, nine combat teams have been placed at maximum alert in Jammu and Kashmir.

Each team reportedly consists of close to 100 elite commandos.

Hindustan Times quoted northern army commander Lieutenant General DS Hooda saying “Security measures have been tightened and response plans to military-style terror strikes have been worked out by the teams following the Pathankot attack.”

“We have carried out a comprehensive security audit of vital installations such as airbases, ammunition dumps and key administrative facilities,”he added.

News24 Bureau