The Circle Inspector of Guruvayur Temple police station in Kerala reportedly received a bomb threat early on Tuesday, 21 July, saying the famous Sree Krishna temple in Guruvayur will be bombed in 24 hours.

The circle inspector received the threat message on his phone from a person, who reportedly spoke in English. Officials have traced the message to an international phone number.

Following this, police officials and bomb squad have started conducting search operations at the temple.

More details are awaited.