6 LeT Members Entering Tamil Nadu Through Sri Lanka, TN Put on High Alert :- According to an intel report, a high alert has been issued in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu since Thursday midnight after a group of six Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have entered Tamil Nadu through Sri Lanka. As per the alert that has been issued in the city, the group consists of one Pakistan national and five Sri Lankan Tamils.
6 LeT Members Entering in Tamil Nadu
Based on this alert, Chennai has also increased its patrolling forces. Tamil Nadu police have launched a combing operation and raided several locations.
Later, the Coimbatore city police has released photographs of two possible suspects who have intruded Tamil Nadu. As per the reports, the Pakistani was identified as Illyas Anwar in the alert which was sent to all city police commissioners and SPs. According to the warning, the men are likely to have disguised as Hindus “with tilak/bhabuti smeared on foreheads”.
The Chennai Commissioner of Police said, “Based on this alert, patrolling forces have been increased and necessary precautions have been put in place including airports, railway stations, bus stands and places of worship across the state. An alert has been sounded, especially in coastal districts, to prevent any further possible intrusion.”
Tamil Nadu Put on High Alert
He further added, “There has been tight patrolling across Coimbatore district. Vehicle checks have been intensified in the city and border areas.”
Earlier, intelligence reports had suggested that Pakistan was planning to deploy Afghan terrorists in Kashmir. After the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, intelligence reports suggested that these terrorists are ready to infiltrate Kashmir from terror launchpads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Meanwhile, Bengaluru had also been put on high alert last week following intelligence inputs of a possible terror strike.
The Indian Navy has been put on alert on western and eastern seaboards fearing an attempt by terrorists to enter India through the sea route. The army is also on a high alert along the border to prevent any infiltration through borders.