Security increased at Taj following terror threat
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Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010, 23:44
Agra: Security has been increased at the Taj Mahal following intelligence inputs over a possible terror attack by militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, police said Friday.

Uttar Pradesh ADG (Security) Ramesh Sehgal yesterday visited the Taj along with senior police and ASI officials and took a stock of the security arrangements in and around the monument.

According to a police spokesman, the ADG held a meeting here with senior officials and heads of the departments concerned as there were intelligence inputs over a possible terror strike by Jaish-e-Mohammed.

The spokesman said barbed wire fencing will be put at the Dusshera ghat entrance, strength of the personnel at the 16 watch towers be increased and electronic barriers be installed to keep vehicles off one km area around the Taj.


First Published: Friday, June 18, 2010, 23:44

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