ISIS warns of attack on India, Taj Mahal on the hit list

ISIS warns of attack on Taj Mahal, graphic depicts heritage site as possible target

Hours after there were reports of two low-intensity blasts in Agra early on Saturday morning, city police officials declared that preliminary investigations seem to indicate only one of the two was a "crude bomb blast".

India boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-IS group warned of attacks in the country and threatened the Taj Mahal, police said Friday. The cops also said that Saifullah was "self-radicalised".

Security has been beefed up at the monument in the wake of the reported threats.

Andaman Express reportedly crashed into a huge boulder on the tracks last night near another station 20 km away and police recovered a note at the site threatening of terror attacks.

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Outside the 500 meter security ring, police teams keep a strict watch on the movement of vehicles both on the western gate parking and the Shilpgram parking slot towards the eastern gate.

Islamic State (ISIS) an global terror outfit has released some graphic images which point out their next possible target in India.

Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and a popular tourist spot where hundreds come to visit the monument daily.

The graphic features an ISIS fighter wearing combat fatigues and black headgear armed with an assault rifle and a Kalashnikov standing near Taj Mahal, a 17th-century monument of love constructed by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in Agra. The graphic was posted on the encrypted messaging app Telegram on March 14. They were nabbed by CISF personnel and handed over to local police.

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