Chandigarh on radar of terrorists: Police


Prime VIP
Chandigarh, June 26: Pointing out that Chandigarh has been on the radar of terrorists, the administration of the union territory has decided to induct more commandos in the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) constituted in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack of 2008.

The Chandigarh Administration has decided to not only increase the strength of the QRT from 45 to 100 commandos, trained on the pattern of the National Security Guards (NSG), but also arm them with latest sophisticated weapons to stop hi-tech terrorists from having the better of them in a given situation.

S S Srivastava, SSP, Chandigarh Police, said that the city has been on the ‘radar of terrorists.’

"Recently, disturbing reports have come in hinting at the presence of some suspected terrorists in the neighbouring states.”