Strict vigil in Bareilly after bomb threat

Bareilly: An intense checking drive is being undertaken by police here following an anonymous phone call and SMS which threatened to blow up two bus stations and railway station in the city.

PK Bose, regional manager of the Roadways, had received a phone call and subsequently an SMS on Tuesday, threatening to blow up two bus and railway stations on November 11 here, police said.

DIG Prakash D has alerted intelligence units and constituted police teams to verify the threat, they said, adding that a team for tracing the origin of the call has already been dispatched to Uttarakhand.

According to officials, the number from which the SMS was sent had been issued on the basis of a fake ID.