Kerala, May 26 : Kerala Coastal Police have been placed on alert after intelligence inputs about ISIS terrorists setting off towards Lakshadweep and Minicoy Island from Sri Lanka.
Fifteen Islamic State terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka for the Lakshadweep islands on boats.
Coastal police stations and police chiefs have been alerted about suspicious vessels.
The Indian Coast Guard has deployed its ships and maritime surveillance aircraft around the two islands and maritime borders with Sri Lanka in order to thwart any attempt by the ISIS to enter Indian waters.
After the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, Kerala was put on alert, especially after NIA investigations revealed that IS operatives had planned attacks in the state.
Eight blasts rocked the island-nation on Easter day, killing over 250 people.