Delhi on high alert after blast near HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 16:35

New Delhi: Delhi Police have sounded a high alert across the capital after a low intensity blast occurred in the parking lot of the Delhi High Court Wednesday afternoon.
"We have given a security alert across the city, particularly to all the markets and crowded areas. Security has been beefed up in crowded places and extra personnel have been deployed," Dhermendra Kumar, special commissioner of police for law and order said.

According to police, the low intensity explosion caused by a crude bomb occurred around 1.15 p.m. close to a Ford Figo car in the parking outside the high court, close to the ruins of an old monument.

There was no casualty or damage, officials said.

"A small packet was kept outside a car in the parking near gate number seven of the Delhi High Court," Kumar said.


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First Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 16:35

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