Twin blasts: Police rush to Hyderabad

Published: 23rd February 2013 10:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2013 10:50 AM   |  A+A-

A day after twin blasts  rocked Hyderabad, two special police teams were sent to there on Friday.

Director General & Inspector General of Police Lalrokhuma Pachuau held a meeting with senior police officers at his office to review security arrangements across the state. Pachuau told reporters that two teams have already been sent to Hyderabad to exchange information with their counterparts. The officers have been instructed to beef up security in vital installations and crowded places.

“Security has been tightened at the international airport, railway and bus stations, market areas and malls. Policemen have been instructed to keep a close watch on suspicious persons and abandoned vehicles and objects,” he said.

No visitors at BIA

Bangalore International Airport (BIA) authorities have temporarily suspended entry of visitors inside the airport. “Entry for those who accompany passengers have been prohibited to arrival and departure terminals. Passengers are allowed entry only after thorough frisking and luggage check,” a senior police officer said. “The CISF which is in-charge of airport security has deployed 200 more men since Friday. The International Airport police have deputed 60 additional constables,” he added.

Security up in Soudha

The security at Vidhana Soudha has been beefed up as a precautionary measure.

The staff and media were subjected to thorough security check being permitted inside the Soudha. The police also restricted the entry of the public to the premises.

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