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Security tightened at Santacruz railway station

mumbai Updated: Apr 22, 2010 20:34 IST

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Security was heightened at the suburban Santacruz railway station in Mumbai following threats to blow it upon Thursday, railway police said.

"We received specific inputs that platform number 3 of Santacruz railway station would be blown up following which railway police, railway protection force, bomb disposal and detection squad teams have been deployed at the station," said S Ashok, Senior Inspector at Bandra railway police station.

Bags were being checked and policemen were seen frisking people at the station. Alert cops dressed in plain clothes were on trains to keep an eye on the movement of suspicious persons.

Security at other railway stations in the metropolis was also beefed up in wake of the threat, police said.