- Three unidentified men have been suspected to have gained entry into Asia's most advanced naval base
- The Naval officials are leaving no stone unturned in sanitising the area
- Karwar police are keeping tight vigil on National Highway 66 that passes through the Alageri village where the base is situated
High alert has been declared around the Project Seabird, Asia's most advanced naval base in Karwar, after it is suspected that three terrorists have infiltrated into the area on Wednesday night. While naval officials have not yet commented on it, the security personnel are combing the entire area, reports Suvarna News.
The naval base is located at Alageri village near Ankola, in Karwar, Uttar Kannada district. It is said that three unidentified men were spotted on CCTV. While it is not clear, who they were, the officials are not ready to take any chance after a deadly attack on Pathankot air base, last year. The police are keeping tight vigil at the National Highway 66 that passes through the naval base.
The naval base houses the INS Kadamba, the third largest Indian naval ship, commissioned by then Defence minister Pranab Mukherjee, in 2005. The INS Kadamba houses Indian Navy's most potent weapons - stealth frigates, destroyers. The state-of-the-art naval base is also equipped with naval air station, naval armament depot, research facility and full-fledged naval ship repair yard. Also, Also, it houses INS Vikrant, country's second aircraft carrier.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:57 PM