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A group of four terrorists have reportedly intruded into the Madhya Pradesh State of India putting the state on high alert, it has been reported.

The security forces launched extensive searches in several districts of the State late on Monday after receiving intelligence reports regarding the intrusion.

The authorities have released the sketch of one of the suspects which they circulated in all police stations, outposts and check-points.

The suspect is believed to be from Kunar province of Afghanistan, one of the eastern provinces located along the Durand Line close to the tribal regions of Pakistan.

Militants linked with Taliban, ISIS, Haqqani network, al-Qaeda and other terrorist outlets are active in some restive parts of Kunar province.

Meanwhile, the authorities have said it is not known how the terrorists made their way into but they were last seen in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

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