Delhi, Mumbai metro stations on red alert

Metro stations over Delhi and Mumbai have been put on red alert.

A red alert was marked for the entire Delhi Metro network on Wednesday evening by the DMRC, while Mumbai Metro marked the alert on all 12 stations with quick effect on Thursday morning.

“Basis the inputs received from security agencies, Mumbai Metro One has imposed Red Alert on all 12 stations with immediate effect. We seek cooperation and support from our esteemed commuters,” the Mumbai Metro One twitter handle tweeted.

Mumbai Police have also moved up security across the city.

“After a red alert is sounded, all station controllers are expected to inspect entire station premises for any suspicious items or activity, including in parking lots, and report to the control centre every two hours,” a senior Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) official said

Police experts also said that Mumbai, being the financial capital and due to its diverse population, is considered to be one of the top targets for terrorist attacks. As a result, anticipations are being taken respectively, sources said.

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