The US Saturday issued a fresh advisory warning its citizens of 'increased indications' of terrorists planning 'imminent attacks' in crowded markets in the Indian capital.
In the latest Warden Message posted on its website titled 'Important Security Update', the US embassy said: 'There are increased indications that terrorists are planning imminent attacks in New Delhi.'
The message singles out specific markets such Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Greater Kailash, Karol Bagh, Mehrauli, and Sarojini Nagar, saying they 'can be especially attractive targets for terrorist groups'.
The advisory updates the one issued April 21 and reminds US citizens travelling or residing in India that terrorists have targeted places in the past where US citizens or Westerners are known to congregate or visit.
Americans travelling or residing in India are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance, remain aware of their surroundings, monitor local news reports, and take appropriate steps to bolster their personal security, said the advisory.
This is the third advisory in a month and advises Americans travelling or residing in India to maintain 'a high level of vigilance' and watch out for unattended packages.