Varanasi: An anonymous letter by a person claiming to be a member of the terrorist outfit, Lashkar-e-Taiba, has threatened terror attacks at the disputed site in Ayodhya, and the Banaras Hindu University and the Sankat Mochan temple here on Holi day. The authorities have sounded a red alert in the district.
The letter, sent to the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police on Thursday, also threatened attacks on the Cantonment railway station and the bus stand from March 4 onwards, SSP Sujit Pandey's Public Relations Officer K.D. Tripathi said here.
The Sankat Mochan temple and the Cantonment railway station were targeted by terrorists last year.