Rajnath reviews security situation after terror threat in Gujarat

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 07, 2016 16:52 IST

Home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the internal security situation in the country. The review comes in the wake of inputs of 10 suspected LeT and JeM terrorists entering India from Pakistan through Gujarat.

At a high-level meeting, attended by top security officials, Singh took stock of the situation and steps to prevent possible terror attacks.

Official sources said that four NSG teams have taken positions in different parts of Gujarat and would be alert in case of an emergency.

The home minister has reviewed steps taken to beef up security at strategic locations, religious sites and industrial spots in Gujarat, and metro cities apprehending threats.

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So far there are no clues about the whereabouts of the suspected terrorists, whose primary target is believed to be Gujarat. An alert has been sounded in the state and other major metropolitan centres by central security agencies.

A similar alert has also been sent to Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chandigarh.

In view of the January 2 terror attack on the Pathankot airbase, security agencies are not taking any chances and all possible steps are being taken to prevent any possible terror attacks, sources said.

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