Security was tightened in Mumbai after reports claimed that armed men were sighted in the vicinity of Raigad. Reportedly,5-6 men were spotted by school children near INS Abhimanyu base in Uran . Meanwhile, a state of high alert was declared by the Indian Air Force and the Indian Naval Forces. According to reports, the navy had already begun search ops near the Uran Naval base.
Mumbai had witnessed one of the largest terror attacks in 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, carried out a series of attacks that lasted four days across Mumbai. The series of attacks had resulted in around 160 fatalities.