By Pakistan Hindu Post (PHP)
JAMMU, INDIA, February 3, 2010: The cave shrine of Vaishnodevi, one of the most revered places of worship visited by about eight million pilgrims each year, faced a fresh terror threat and security has been upgraded.
Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) Special Director General N. K. Tripathi on Tuesday warned of the threat to the hill shrine, about 38 miles from here, saying it is on the radar of militants.
“Elaborate security measures are in place as per the threat perception,” he said, adding”the shrine is secured and safe, so pilgrims need not fear. They can undertake pilgrimage as CRPF is there for their security”.