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Terror alert at Vashno Devi after LeT threat

Posted on Nov 27, 09:31AM | IBNS

Security was heightened at Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) purportedly sent out an email threatening to target the cave shrine to avenge the execution of 26/11 terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab, media reports said Monday.

According to police, the email was received by a hotelier in Katra, on Nov 24.

Police are still trying to determine if it was a genuine threat or a hoax.

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai attack, was hanged on Wednesday morning, only four days before the fourth anniversary of the audacious strike from the Pakistan-based terror group that left 166 people dead and over 300 wounded.