Himachal police steps up security in temples for Navratras

Shimla: As per media reports security has been stepped up in leading temples in Himachal Pradesh following warnings of possible strikes by terrorist groups.

Superintendent of Police, Kangra, Atul Kumar Fulzele said there had been intelligence inputs that Babbar Khalsa might target temples during the Navratra season beginning March 16.

Accordingly, security has been intensified in three major temples of Kangra district – Jawalamukhi, Brajeshwari Devi and Chamunda. “We are not taking any chances,” Fulzele said.

Bomb disposal and dog squads have been deployed in the temples, he added.

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