School children spot men with arms near Uran Naval facility in Mumbai; Navy on high alert

MUMBAI: Indian Navy, Anti Terrorists Sqad (ATS) and other security agencies have been put on a high alert after suspicious movements of people with arms were reported in Uran, near Mumbai.

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According to initial reports, a few school children saw three to four men carrying weapons near Uran Naval Base.

Police officials have refused to comment. However, there is a huge presence military, Navy officials, air force and police personnel across the city.

According to residents, movement of forces started around 10 am. All shops, school and courts were closed following the report of suspected militants in the city.

A corporator from Uran civic body said that students saw three to four suspected militants and then informed their school principal, following which police and Navy were informed.

(With inputs from Amit Srivastava)

17:31 PM
According to reports, police is questioning school children who claimed that they spotted terrorist.

17:27 PM
According to reports, Uran Sessions Court ​has been evacuated.

16:18 PM
At around 11 am, students said they saw four men in Pathani suit type dresses talking to each other in a different language: ANI reports quoting Navy sources.

16:17 PM
Navy conducts search operation

16:17 PM
Navi Mumbai police outside the school where students claimed of seeing a group of armed men, near Naval base in Maharashtra’s Uran.