High alert sounded in Punjab

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 13:47

Mohali: Tight security arrangements have
been made in Punjab after a high alert was sounded in the
state following the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai, a senior
police officer said on Thursday.

Security had been stepped up in the state to prevent
any eventuality, state police chief P S gill told reporters

All vulnerable points have been put on high alert in
view of the blasts in Mumbai, he said.

The district chiefs have also been asked to maintain a
strict vigil at crowded places, he said.

17 people were killed and 131 others injured in the
Mumbai serial blasts yesterday.


First Published: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 13:47
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