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Security forces will give ‘befitting reply’ to whoever targets us: Rajnath

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New Delhi, July 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the security forces will give a befitting reply to whoever targets the country.

“Whosoever targets us, our Army and security forces will give them a befitting reply,” said Rajnath, adding that he will make his statement in the Parliament.

A high alert has been sounded in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi after the militant attack in Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Monday.

In Ludhiana, security forces stepped up vigil as they checked bus stands and railways stations for any suspicious activity.

Authorities also sounded a high alert in the national capital with hundreds of policemen deployed at railway stations and crowded markets.

Sniffer dogs were seen inspecting luggage at railway stations.

Earlier in the day, heavily armed men stormed a police station in Gurdaspur, killing nine and wounding several others.

One militant was also killed in the militant attack. (ANI)