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Gujarat has been put on high alert after intelligence inputs from Pakistan’s National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasir Khan Janjua to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval that nearly 10 terrorists have entered the western state to carry out attacks during the Shivratri festival.

According to media reports, Pakistan’s NSA has informed that these are fidayeen from the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed cadres, who are planning for major terror strikes across the state during the festival.

Reports added that, following Doval’s communication to Gujarat, The state director general of police P C Thakur convened an emergency meeting on the issue and alerts were sounded off in all major cities and districts.

Security has been stepped up at sensitive installations, places of worship and public places across the state.

The DGP has also issued a notification cancelling leaves of all police officers and personnel till further directives.