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Pigeon with threatening Modi note detained

Indian security forces are on high alert after rising regional tensions

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIAN police said on October 3 that they have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to prime minister Narendra Modi near the nation’s heavily militarised border with Pakistan. The Border Security Force (BSF) officers found the bird at Pathankot in the northern state of Punjab, where Pakistan-based militants launched a deadly attack on an airforce base in January. “We took it into custody last evening,” Pathankot police inspector Rakesh Kumar told journalists by telephone. “The BSF found it with a note in Urdu saying something like ‘Modi, we’re not the same people from…

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