The district police chiefs have been directed to stay alert at busy areas including bus stands, railway stations, airports and other places during large-scale gatherings in the wake of Onam celebrations.
Earlier today, the Lieutenant General SK Saini, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Army Southern Command had warned that there might be an attack on the southern states, following the discovery of some boats from the Sir Creek region in Gujarat.
"We have inputs that there may be a terrorist attack in the southern part of India. Some abandoned boats have been recovered from Sir Creek. We're taking precautions to ensure that designs of inimical elements and terrorists are stalled," Saini had told ANI.