Firing on tourists: Kalmadi meets Dadwal

Updated: Sep 20, 2010, 19:16 PM IST

New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the
firing incident near Jama Masjid here, Commonwealth Games
Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi today met Police
Commissioner Y S Dadwal and discussed security-related issues.

Kalmadi drove to the city police headquarters and held
talks with the police chief as several countries expressed
concern over the security situation following yesterday`s
incident.

The Commonwealth Games will be held in the city from
October 3. After the incident, Kalmadi had said he has spoken
to many Commonwealth countries and "nobody was worried".

Two unidentified motorcycle-borne attackers yesterday
shot and injured two Taiwanese nationals outside the Jama
Masjid here which was followed by a crude pressure cooker bomb
blast in a car in the same area.

US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have issued
travel advisories to its citizens warning them against a high
risk of terror attack ahead of the Commonwealth Games next
month.

Home Minister P Chidambaram held a meeting with senior
police officials at the police headquarters yesterday and
reviewed the security situation following the incident.

Chidambaram went to the Police Headquarters after
visiting the two injured Taiwanese at the LNJP hospital.

PTI