Security up in Goa over coastal alertBy IANS
Friday, December 24, 2010
PANAJI - Coastal security has been beefed up in Goa following an alert about possible intrusion from the sea by terrorists, police said here Friday.
Superintendent of Police (Special Branch) Atmaram Deshpande told IANS that the terror alert was not Goa specific.
It is a general alert for the west coast, Deshpande said.
We have been informed that there is a possibility of an intrusion from the coast. It can be anywhere on the western coast, where we are located, Deshpande said.
We have intensified out marine and regular patrolling. Police reserves have been kept on alert, he added.
On Thursday, Mumbai was on terror alert after security agencies said that four terrorists could have landed in the city to carry out terror strikes.