Mumbai, Aug. 24 -- THE KERALA POLICE HAS ZEROED IN ON A MAN, ABDUL KHADAR, A NATIVE OF THRISSUR, REPORTEDLY WORKING AS THE HANDLER OF THE TERRORISTS

Tamil Nadu and Kerala were on Friday put on high alert following intelligence inputs that six Lashkar-e-taiba terrorists had entered Coimbatore through the sea route, and that they were planning to execute terror attacks in both the states, the police said.

The Kerala police has zeroed in on a man, Abdul Khadar, a native of Thrissur, who has been missing from the state for more than six years. He is reportedly working as the handler of the terrorists, the police said citing intelligence reports.

"We are on high alert. We have been carrying out vehicle checking on highways and important place...