Security tightened in Saneeswara temple after Bodh Gaya blasts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 08:20

Karaikal: Security has been tightened at the famous Lord Saneeswara temple at nearby Tirunallar following the serial blasts that rocked Bodh Gaya shrine in Bihar two days back.

Sources said armed police personnel have been deployed at the temple entrance and all devotees entering the temple are being screened with metal detectors.

Police personnel are also keeping a tight vigil in the town, they said, adding check posts have set up in Karaikal district, an enclave of the union territory of Puducherry.

The temple attracts thousands of pilgrims from various parts of the country everyday, with at least one lakh visiting it on weekends and holidays.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 08:20

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