7c News, Mumbai on high Alert

Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday issued a high alert in the city and its suburban areas after they received a tip-off from the Coast Guard that suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants might try to sneak into the city via sea route.

According to a CNN-News18 report, the Coast Guard informed the Mumbai Police and other intelligence agencies about the possible infiltration attack by the ISIS militants in the city following which an alert has been sounded in the state capital.

The police are also checking lodges and low-end hotels, where owners generally don’t ask for an identity proof, the report added further.

The India’s financial capital has been on the target of Islamic State and other terror groups and has witnessed several bomb blasts and brazen terrorist attacks including the ‘unforgettable’ 26/11 carnage