The Central Intelligence Bureau has alerted that 6 ultras from Lashkar-e-Taiba have entered Tamilnadu. Coimbatire is under alert and also Chennai. DGP J K Tripathy has put the State on red alert and gave instructions to increase security and surveillance across Tamilnadu, particularly at all 13 coastal districts to prevent any kind of infiltration.
According to the intelligence report, six members of the terror outfit infiltrated into the State by sea from Sri Lanka and moved to different cities, including Coimbatore.Security has been intensified at many places, including airports, railway stations, bus stands and places of worship. Vehicle checks are also taking place in the city and border areas, the police said.