Good morning friends. Start of my daily routine again. As usual I’m not missing the chance to know what is happening to the world especially to India. A message about a terror strike in Mumbai make the government of India more aware. They have started checking every boat and are also validate all the details of the passengers. Which I think is the right thing to do to prevent all event like what happened to Mumbai.
Coast Guard intercepts radio message hinting at Terror attacks in south Gujarat, Maharashtra; deep-sea patrolling intensified. Deep-sea patrolling has been intensified in south Gujarat as well as neighbouring Maharashtra following a radio message intercept that hinted at the possibility of an attack akin to 26/11 in the region.
Security agencies such as the Indian Coast Guard, Customs Department, Intelligence Bureau and the Gujarat Police held a high-level intelligence review meeting in Daman on January 21 following the intercept to take adequate preventive measures.
V R Kajale, Assistant Commissioner, Customs, Valsad, said his staff has been directed to extensively patrol the deep seas. There is also assistance from the Gujarat Police. Valsad Superintendent of Police D J Patel, said that the surveillance has been strengthen in the coastal areas in coordination with the Customs Department.
The Coast Guard had intercepted a message about a terror strike somewhere in Mumbai or in south Gujarat, following which the coastal areas of Gujarat and Maharashtra are on a high alert. Customs officers said they have started checking every boat and are also verifying details of the passengers.
The perpetrators of the Mumbai attack had crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line apparently with the help of local sailors and reached Mumbai via Gujarat.
Ref: Indian Express