Delhi Metro Network Put on Red Alert Amid Tensions Between India and Pakistan


Delhi Metro Network Put on Red Alert Amid Tensions Between India and Pakistan

The Delhi Metro Rail network has been put on red alert in the wake of escalating tensions between India and Pakistan. “As advised by security agencies, Red Alert has been imposed in entire DMRC network from 6PM onwards today,” a statement by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said.

“Under Red Alert, all station controllers are required to inspect entire station premises for any suspicious items/activity including parking lots and report to the Control Centre every two hours,” the statement further read.

Earlier today, the government ordered to shut down nine airports after Pakistan violated India’s airspace. The orders have since been withdrawn, with reports suggesting that operations have resumed from some of the airports such as Jammu.

A spokesperson of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said, “As of now, ops to these airports resumed (sic).” Read More

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