Maharashtra school declares holiday tomorrow after students spot suspicious men

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2016 22:29 hrs
Navy helicopter

Mumbai: The Uran Education Society School whose students had complained today about the suspicious movement of people near the naval base has declared a holiday tomorrow due to security reasons.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra's Additional Chief Secretary K. P. Bakshi has asked the Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) Satish Mathur to submit a detailed report on Uran alert by tomorrow.

Earlier today, Indian Navy was put on high alert along the coast of Mumbai after five to six suspicious armed people were seen around the Naval Station Karanja near Uran.

According to Navy sources, the men were spotted by the students opposite to the Naval base.

As per the students, they heard the men say 'ONGC' and 'school' repeatedly.

Navy PRO Captain D. K. Sharma informed that a team of Indian Navy officials is conducting search and combing operations in the area.

The police have asked locals to remain alert and immediately report to them if they see any suspicious activity.

A Mumbai Police statement said that the officials of National Security Guard, Anti Terrorism Squad, Mumbai Crime Branch and Indian Navy are involved in the search operation.

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