After Gurdaspur Attack, security has been beefed up in Delhi-NCR and additional forces put around Parliament.
North and South Block has also been barricaded with people allowed through only after being frisked by security.Hundered of police and paramilitary forces have been put on standby in the capital region.
[caption id="attachment_92840" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Security forces gather in strong number around Vijay Chowk and Parliament across Delhi-NCR in the wake of Gurdaspur terror attack in Punjab. (Photo: Tawqeer Hussain; Imaging: Sumant Chawla)[/caption]
Earlier in the day, a mysterious sound was heard in front of Gate number 8 of the Parliament, which was later found out to be a passing Bullet motorcycle.
"We have been brought from Delhi police lines with strict orders to counter any suspicious movement," said a police officer to focusnews.com who wished to remain anonymous.
A high alert has been sounded and security strengthened along Jammu-Kathua Highway, Punjab, neighboring Haryana, Chandigarh, Varanasi and districts of Maharashtra- Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Nagpur in the wake of the terror attack which came less than three weeks before the country's Independence Day.
Additional security personnel have been deployed around vital installations and key public places in the state and along its borders with Jammu and Kashmir.
Police has set up 'nakas' and intensified checking of vehicles.
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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said, "Special forces,which can counter insurgency and terrorist forces, have been deployed. Army has done all it should."
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said there is no hostage situation.
Union Home Secretary L C Goyal has spoken to Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini and is monitoring the situation, officials said.
Ishwar Chandra Sharma, IG, Border Zone, said the gunmen attacked a Punjab roadways bus and then entered the police station complex.
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"We have engaged them in an adjoining building which is an abandoned building and a barrack," he said.
"Four-five bombs have also been found on railway track on way to Dinanagar," he added.
Fear gripped the town this morning and people largely remained indoors.
"People are in a state of shock and terrified here after they came to know about the attack," said Jatinder Kumar, whose house is just 500 metre away from the Dina Nagar police station, about 25 km from Pathankot town.
Dina Nagar is the third largest town in Gurdaspur district.
"We can still listen to the sound of firing going on at police station between and security personnel and (suspected) militants," said Jatinder, who is an employee of Punjab Health department over phone to source.