Published On : Thu, May 1st, 2014

Twin bomb blasts in Chennai : High alert sounded in city

IMG_7029Nagpur News: With the twin bomb blasts that occurred in Chennai Railway Station in the in the S-4 and S-5 bogies of Bangaluru-Guwahati Express standing on Platform No 9, the entire nation has been put on high alert. Nagpur city too has taken all the preventive measures and have carried out many search operations at Nagpur Railway Station and other vital installations in the city on May 1, 2014.

The sniffer dogs of the Dog Squad attached with the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) in the city was pressed into service by the city police. The Railway Police Force (Central Govt) and the Railway Police (State) both had initiated several preventive measures at various sensitive and strategic places at the Railway Station and the trains passing through the city.

Nagpur Today spoke to the Commissioner of Police, Nagpur City K K Pathak about the security arrangements made by Nagpur City Police keeping in view the bomb blasts at Chennai, he said that they have sounded a high alert. He said that all the police stations have been asked to be on high alert and intensify vigil. The beat patrol squad, Charlie Squad and other Commando units have been asked to intensify their vigil.

The CP said that they are keeping a special watch on the Railway Stations, Bus Stand, Airport, Shopping Malls and all such places where heavy foot-falls are usually observed.

The Police stations near the 10 Octroi Check-Posts have been asked to thoroughly check all the incoming vehicles. These check posts include those at Kamptee Road,  Koradi Road, Hingna Road, Hudkeshwar, Umred Road, Katol Road, Bhandara Road, Wardha Road, Wadi and at Pardi. Orders are also given to cops to check documents and identity of all those vehicles and people moving about late in the night.