India On High Alert After 6 Killed In Terrorist Attack

NEW DELHI (TNS/dpa) -
Indian bomb squad and police officials inspect a railway track at the Allahabad railway station after a Gurudasspur terrorist attack in Allahabad, India on Monday.  (Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)
Indian bomb squad and police officials inspect a railway track at the Allahabad railway station after a Gurudasspur terrorist attack in Allahabad, India on Monday. (Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

Security was tightened across India Monday as terrorists dressed in military fatigues attacked a police station and shot at a bus in the northern state of Punjab, killing six people including four policemen, officials said.

Security was also increased along India’s border with Pakistan across which the terrorists were suspected of infiltrating.

At least three terrorists died as security forces and the rebels exchanged fire for over 10 hours in Dinanagar in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab, IANS news agency reported, citing police sources.