UP districts falling on Indo-Nepal border put on alert

Last Updated: Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 19:37

Lucknow: In view of increased activities of naxalites in neighbouring Nepal, police in all the districts of Uttar Pradesh falling on Indo-Nepal border have been directed to maintain a vigil.

UP DGP has asked the police in Pilibhit, Kheri, Bahraich, Balrampur, Shrawasti, Siddhartnagar and Maharajganj to be on alert to avert any untoward incident, according to a statement of the DGP headquarters.

According to reports, on February 26, a pressure cooker bomb, weighing around five kg, was recovered from Kailali district of Nepal.
Reports said that the bomb disposal squad had diffused the bomb recovered in Jai village Matiyari road under Dhangadhi area of the country.

In the pamphlets recovered near the bomb, CPN-Maoist had taken the responsibility for it.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 19:37

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