Terror attack: Police issues alert in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram: In the backdrop of the army’s warning that South India is under threat of terror attack, the State Police Chief Loknath Behera directed district police chiefs to keep high alert in Kerala.
The police chief issued the alert after abandoned boats were found in Kutch region. High alert has been issued in places such as bus stands, railway stations and airports, where huge crowd is likely to be seen.
Tight security will be arranged in places of Onam celebration and other festival grounds. Crowded areas including shopping malls will be subject to security checks. Vehicle inspection will be intensified and lodges will be kept under observation.
Loknath Behera requested the public to inform the police, if they find any suspicious situation or objects. People can contact the number 112 or the DGP’s control room number 0471 2722500.
However, Defence spokesperson in Thiruvananthapuram Dhanya Sanal informed that no alert warning was issued from South Commander of the Army in Pune. The South Commander only mentioned the alert issued earlier, while answering a question during an event in Pune. No official warning was issued from there, the spokesperson said.