URAN, Maharashtra -- The Navy was on high alert and had been carrying out extensive search operations on Thursday after schoolchildren in Maharashtra's Uran spotted five-six men carrying weapons near INS Abhimanyu base.
The schoolchildren claimed that they noticed some suspicious persons with arms in Raigad's Uran, following which the state police alerted the navy and Coast Guard, which are carrying out combing operations.
Navy conducts search ops after school children in Maharashtra's Uran claimed of seeing 5-6 men carrying weapons near INS Abhimanyu base. pic.twitter.com/GM4LnMq0gE— ANI (@ANI_news) September 22, 2016
At around 11 am ,students said they saw 4 men in Pathan suit type dresses talking to each other in a different language: Navy sources— ANI (@ANI_news) September 22, 2016
Uran is about 50 km from Mumbai, where around 166 people were killed in 2008 when landmarks in the city were attacked by 10 terrorists who came by sea.
It is close to important locations like the Jawaharlal Nehru Port and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
(This is a developing story. More details are awaited.)
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