New Delhi: Mumbai is on high alert this festive season as four Lashkar-e-Taiba militants are believed to have entered the city to carry out terror strikes.
The police say, the intelligence inputs they got are specific and that the threat is serious.
According to the police, the four Lashkar men entered the city a few days ago to strike terror.
The Mumbai Police released the sketch of one of the four men, identified as Walid Jinnah. The others are Abdul Kareem Moosa, Noor Abu Ilahi and Mahfooz Alam.
Himanshu Roy, Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) said four members of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba sneaked into the city a few days ago.
The police say all the four suspected terrorists are aged between 20-30 years and intend to carry out violent attacks to cause widespread destruction.
The Mumbai Police has formed special cells and will monitor sensitive and likely targets from land, air and also sea where necessary.
There has been a massive deployment of police at crowded locations as well.
The threat comes just two days after the Centre sounded a terror alert in Mumbai and Ahmedabad following specific and actionable intelligence that two western cities are intended as targets.