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Security agencies in South India are on high alert after the Indian Army on Monday raised an alarm of a possible terror attack. Senior Army officials said they have received inputs that terrorists might strike in South India. The Army says it has recovered some abandoned boats from Sir Creek.
News 18 India reported quoted Lt Gen SK Saini, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Southern Command raising the alarm.
“We have inputs that there may be a terrorist attack in the southern part of India. Some abandoned boats have been recovered from Sir Creek. We’re taking precautions to ensure that designs of inimical elements and terrorists are stalled”, Lt. Gen Saini said.
Lt Gen S K Saini, GOC-in-C, Army Southern Command: We've inputs that there may be a terrorist attack in southern part of India. Some abandoned boats have been recovered from Sir Creek. We're taking precautions to ensure that designs of inimical elements & terrorists are stalled. pic.twitter.com/p2gs24pAN8
— ANI (@ANI) September 9, 2019
SECURITY BEEFED UP
Security has been beefed up all across South India after the Army’s warning. Kerala home department has asked all the district police chiefs to maintain tight security vigil at bus stands, railway stations, airports and places of worship.
In Tamil Nadu, intelligence inputs suggest members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba have infiltrated into the state.
Police suspect six members of the LeT have infiltrated into the state by sea from Sri Lanka and moved to different cities, including Coimbatore.