A high alert was sounded in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon after school children spotted five men carrying weapons near Naval base in Uran.
The Navy began its search operation soon after the children reported seeing five suspicious-looking men near INS Abhimanyu base, ANI reported.
According to NDTV reports, the state police and Maharashtra anti-terror squad too have been alerted about the situation.
Meanwhile, Naval sources told ANI that the students said they saw 4 men in Pathan suit type dresses talking to each other in a different language at around 11AM in the morning.
“They were spotted by students opposite to the Naval base,as per students they heard the men say ‘ONGC’ and ‘school’ repeatedly,” the Naval sources added.