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CWG terror threat: Punjab Police issues advisory

Last Updated: Friday, July 23, 2010 - 18:05

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Punjab Police on Friday warned of a possible terrorist attack during the Common Wealth Games (CWG), which is due to be held in the month of October.

According to reports, Punjab Police has issued an advisory to tighten the security arrangements during the month-long event, which will see participation from several nations.

In its advisory, it has also warned that approximately 15kg of RDX has possibly entered into the country to spread havoc and disrupt the event.

The advisory was issued a day after a terrorist was arrested along with 5kg of RDX meant for disruptive purpose.

The peaceful conclusion of the CW Games have become a foremost priority for the Sheila Dixit government in Delhi and the Delhi Police in-coordination with Indian Olympic Association and international agencies is trying its best to ensure full security during the event.

An Australian delegation led by High Commissioner Peter Varghese and IOC chief Suresh Kalmadi recently expressed satisfaction with the security arrangements put in place by the state government.

Peaceful conclusion of CW Games will also boost India’s chances of hosting Olympics in future.

First Published: Friday, July 23, 2010 - 18:05
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