Terror Alert in Goa! An alert has been issued by the state’s ports minister
An alert has been issued to all the vessels and casinos operating off the state’s coast following an intelligence input about possible arrival of terrorists on board a fishing trawler, state’s ports minister said.
Jayesh Salgaoncar, State’s Ports Minister told sources a warning to all the off shore casinos, water sports operators and barges has been issued to be alert. As the Indian Coast Guard has shared an intelligence input about a possible terror attack on the western coast.
“A fishing trawler from India, which was seized by Pakistan has been released and there is intelligence input that on its way back, it may carry terrorists,” the minister said.
“Have received intelligence input from District Coast Guard that anti-national elements have boarded an apprehended Indian fishing boat in Karachi and (are) likely to land on Indian coast and attack vital installations,” states the communication by Captain of Ports James Braganza to Goa’s tourism department and all the water sports operators, casinos, and cruise vessels and barges.
“All vessels to increase security and report any sighting or untoward movement to concerned authorities,” the letter states.