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Efforts to revive Khalistan-linked terrorism in Punjab: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The NIA has registered seven terror-related cases in which were aimed at reviving the Khalistan-linked terrorism in the state, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

of state for home Hansraj Ahir said the (NIA) has registered five cases related to murder and two cases related to attempt to murder in during 2016-17.

"The objective of which was to destabilise the law and order situation in and to revive Khalistan linked terrorism in the state," he said, replying a written question.

Ahir said in order to avert terror incidents in the country, there is a close and effective coordination mechanism between intelligence and security agencies at the Centre and the state level.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 15:00 IST