High alert in Karnataka, West Bengal after blasts in Hyderabad
Posted on: 08:18 PM IST Feb 21, 2013
Bangalore/Kolkata: Police on Thursday sounded a high alert in parts of Karnataka, including IT hub of Bangalore City in the wake of serial bomb blats that rocked Hyderabad. Security has been stepped up in sensitive areas, Railway and Bus stations, police said in Bangalore.
Alert has been sounded across West Bengal following the serial blasts in Hyderabad on Thursday evening, police said. "Security has been beefed up in various parts of West Bengal, including the bordering and coastal areas. We have sent a security alert in all the police stations of the state," ADG (Law and order) Banibrata Basu said.
The serial blasts in the Andhra capital has claimed nine lives and injured 32 others, official sources have said.