Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar gets bomb threat



Ahmedabad: Thorough searches were conducted in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad today following an SMS received by the control room that bombs have been planted at various places in the two cities, police said.

In Gandhinagar, searches were conducted in the state secretariat and assembly premises, the places mentioned in the SMS, but nothing was found, police said.

In Ahmedabad, Bomb Disposal Squad, dog squad and police team were sent to various location, however, so far nothing incriminating has been found. The searches are on at some places, police said.

"An SMS was sent to some police officers and the control room saying there were bombs planted at different places in the city which would be blown up," Ahmedabad JCP (sector 1) Satish Sharma told PTI.

"We are trying to trace the sender and the location from where the SMS was sent," he said.

-PTI