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LeT may attack JNPT, says Intelligence report

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Friday received an Intelligence report stating that LeT militants could target petroleum product tankers, an top official said in Mumbai on Friday.

india Updated: May 15, 2009 22:08 IST

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Friday received an Intelligence report stating that LeT militants could target petroleum product tankers, an top official said in Mumbai on Friday.

"We received an email on Friday from Intelligence stating that there could be an attack by LeT through sea route," JNPT secretary S K Kaul told PTI.

The Intelligence report mentioned in the email stated that the LeT could target private tankers and could blow up tankers carrying petroleum products, he said.

We have written to the Commissioner of Navi Mumbai police, Customs authorities, CISF and private security providers to enhance security following the report, Kaul said.

However, Additional Commissioner of Police (ATS) Sukhwinder Singh refused to comment on the reports.

According to official data, JNPT, one of the major ports on the west coast, handled approximately five crore tonnes of containers between 2008-09.