Security tightened in Vasco following terror alert

Vasco: The Vasco police have intensified patrolling along
the entire Mormugao coast by deploying PCR vans in view of an alert sounded by
intelligence agencies over Islamic State (ISIS) operatives planning attacks in
Kerala.

Speaking to this daily, Deputy Superintendent of Police,
Vasco, Sunita Sawant said, “The police have been alerted in case of any
sighting of suspicious vessels in the Arabian Sea.”

“We have deployed PCR vans and also alerted the coastal
police,” said Sawant and added that fishermen venturing into the sea have also
been asked to keep a close watch on the movement of vessels. “Night patrolling
has also been intensified in all the coastal areas of Mormugao like Khariwada,
Vasco, Baina, Bogmalo, Khollant, Cansaulim, Velsao, Majorda and other areas,”
she said.

The coastal police have been alerted in all the coastal
states, especially in the southern part of India, to remain alert since May 23,
the day the alert came from Sri Lanka.

Source:: The Navhind Times

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