Udupi district on high alert following bomb at MIA

Udupi district on high alert following bomb at MIA

Agency News

Udupi, Jan 22 : Udupi district authorities was on high alert following the bomb detected at Mangalore International Airport (MIA). Udupi railway police said that security had been strengthened in all the railway stations, including Padubudri, Senapur, Barkur, Kundapur and Indrali in the district.

The police in mufti and uniform were on constant beats in the railway stations. Besides, dog squads and bomb detection squads have been deputed in the railways stations, they said. Metal detector was used for screening passengers, while random inspection was done all over the stations in the district, the sources added.

The district police have also visited places like Kollur (Mookambika Temple) and Sri Krishna Mutt in Udupi. Police security has been provided at tourist places in the district. The coastal security police in nine boats were on high vigilance across the coast. (UNI)