Suicide attack alert sounded
Darjeeling: There is an intelligence alert from Delhi stating that there are chances of suicide attack on monasteries in Bengal during Buddha Purnima to be observed on May 18.
With the recent attacks in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, India too has been keeping a close watch on the situation. On May 10, the Islamic State claimed for the first time that it has established a province in India. Intelligence and security agencies are not willing to buy further claiming that the last militant with ISIS links was gunned down recently in the Kashmir Valley.
However, not willing to take a chance the intelligence agencies and security forces have been alerted for Buddha Purnima commemorations.