India, Terrorism, Level 3: Deadly car explosion near temple in Coimbatore – Tamil Nadu, India

2022-10-27: According to reports from Thursday (27 October), at least one person, the bomber, was killed in an intentional car explosion in front of the Sangmeswarar temple in Kottaimedu in Coimbatore on Sunday (23 October). Since the attack, several people have been arrested in connection with the terror plot. The investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.