The city police are on high alert following the bomb blasts in Hyderabad on Thursday evening.

Checking of vehicles was done at Siripuram, AVN College down, MVP Colony, and other areas. Police officers and men and mobile police parties were out on the road to create a sense of security among the people. Assistant Commissioner of Police (East) S. Venkata Rao called upon the people to inform the nearest police station or on the toll-free number ‘1090’ if they come across any suspicious persons or objects abandoned at public places. Malls, hotels, and other shopping establishments had been asked to check the identity of strangers before allowing them in. They had also been asked to ensure that the CCTVs were in working condition.