High Alert at Navy area, Mumbai

  • Suspicious men spotted

Mumbai: High alert has been issued in the Uran area, Mumbai after students spotted some suspicious movements by four armed men. The students reportedly saw a group of men near naval ammunition depot INS Abjimanyu opposite Mumbai harbor.

The naval area has been put under high alert and marine commandos MARCOS have been deployed for search operations. Mumbai police have put checkpoints and patrolling across the city and are reviewing the situation. Police officials at Colaba were also alerted to be on watch. Mumbai police officials have appraised the situation to Union Home Affairs officials and Maharashtra Anti-terror Squad, Crime Branch, and Force-I special branch of Mumbai Police have reached the spot.

Intelligence Bureau sources said that around 180 small ports and islands are on the hit list of terror organisations. Terrorists may take advantage of security breach at these locations to strike. However, initial verification has not revealed anything till now.

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