Kerala police issued a high alert today (September 9, 2019) all districts across the state following Army’s warning of a possible terror attack. Kerala’s Director General of Police Loknath Behera has asked police officials to keep strict vigil at public places. Southern Army Commander SK Saini claimed that a terror alert was issued on the basis of intelligence inputs after abandoned boats were found in Sir Creek in Rann of Katch at Gujarat.
“We’ve 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 S K Saini, GOC-in-C, Army Southern Command told the news agency ANI.
The warning comes in the backdrop of an ongoing war-of-words between India and Pakistan over Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370.