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Maharashtra: Boat With Explosives, AK-47s Found Off Raigad Coast, Security Tightened

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Safety was stepped in Maharashtra’s Raigad district and surrounding areas on Thursday after a ‘suspicious’ wanting boat was discovered with arms and explosives, together with AK-47 riffles, close to the Harihareshwar seaside, information company ANI quoted officers as saying. In accordance with reviews, a workforce of Anti-Terrorism Squad has been moved for Raigad.

Three AK-47 rifles and a few bullets have been discovered on the boat and the police have been conducting additional investigation, the official instructed information company PTI. In accordance with officers, the crew members of this boat had been rescued in June this yr close to the Oman coast.

“An unidentified boat discovered at Harihareshwar Seaside and a lifeboat discovered at Bharadkhol in Raigad district. No one is current on both of them. Coast Guard and Maharashtra Maritime Board have been knowledgeable of the identical. Police Division is taking the required motion,” Native Police stated.

Talking to reporters, Aditi Tatkare, Shrivardhan (Raigad) MLA stated that some boats containing weapons & paperwork present in Harihareshwar & Bharadkhol of Shrivardhan in Raigad.

“As per main data, some boats containing weapons and paperwork present in Harihareshwar and Bharadkhol of Shrivardhan in Raigad. Native Police is probing, I’ve demanded Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis to urgently appoint particular workforce of ATS or State Company,” Tatkare stated.

Raigad Superintendent of Police Ashok Dudhe and different senior officers rushed the spot and searched the boat. Some locals noticed the boat, having no crew member, in Shrivardhan space, situated greater than 190 km from Mumbai, and alerted safety companies.

Sources instructed ABP Information that the suspicious boat belongs to a Dubai primarily based safety company and was a ‘misery boat’, grievance of which was filed in Oman. The boat had drift from Oman sea and reached India. ICG workforce is reaching the positioning for additional investigation.

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