Policemen were seen patrolling the highways since early morning. Gujarat DGP P C Thakur said combing operations have started across various locations.

Security was beefed up following a terror alert that said some terrorist have entered the state through Kutch. NSG teams have been sent to Gujarat from Delhi following Intelligence inputs, police sources said.

DGP Thakur issued orders late last night cancelling leave of all policemen and said they were prepared to deal with any situation.

"We are on high alert and prepared to deal any situation. We have started combing operations across various locations. We have also sensitised places that see high rate of footfall," he said.

High level meetings, headed by Home Secretary P K Taneja, were held in Gandhinagar early this morning and late last night. There is tight security at all vital installations across the state like railway stations, airport.

Security at the NSC Bose International Airport, Kolkata has also been beefed up today after an email threat that it would be blown up within 24 hours.

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