High alert in Haridwar

Last Updated: Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 17:26

Dehradun: In the wake of the Pune blast, a
high-alert has been declared in Haridwar where the `Mahakumbh
Mela` is being held, top police officials said here on Sunday.

They said special squads have been deployed in Haridwar
and high vigil is being maintained.

"We are maintaining high vigil in Haridwar and frisking
has also been intensified at the main ghat Har-ki-Pauri,"
said Inspector General of Police M A Ganapathy.

Checks are also being conducted at various hotels, motels
and other vulnerable areas, he said.

A high-alert has been declared in other areas of
Uttarakhand as well, he added.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 17:26

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