Centre to Issue Terror Advisory

Published: 17th December 2014 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th December 2014 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: After a string of terror attacks around the world, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs is preparing an exhaustive terror advisory for all the states and law enforcement agencies across the country.

Top sources said the Central government already communicated an elevated terror alert to all the states directing to strengthen security at sensitive locations.

 The alert will expire in January 2015.

Sources also confirmed that following Peshawar school attack, they are working on detailed Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) and schools and colleges across the country will be sensitised.

“The terror advisory will be communicated to all government agencies, emergency responders, airports, schools and vital installations across the country.

“We are also examining the available intelligence information and alert could be extended beyond January 2015 if required,” sources said.

The Central government has already strengthened the security of critical infrastructure.

The security agencies involved have been asked to carry out mock drills.

A source confirmed that counter-terror drill was launched at several locations immediately after reports of Peshawar attack.

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