A suspicious boat loaded with heavy weaponry was found off a beach in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Thursday, after which a high alert was sounded.
According to sources, the boat full of weapons was spotted abandoned along the coast in Harihareshwar.
Security agencies have found AK-47 rifles along with magazines and live ammunition packed in a sophisticated military grade box.
Meanwhile, a blockade has been enforced across the Maharashtra district as a precautionary measure.
A team of the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad has also left Mumbai for Alibaug ATS chief Vinit Agrawal is accompanying the team. A bomb squad has also been rushed to the spot.
Further investigation is on.