Tight security for Military games

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Hyderabad, Oct 14: Tight security would be provided for the week-long fourth CISM Military World Games beginning here today. Police department is taking precaution to avert any kind of situation in the event of recent bomb blast at Ajmer and its connections with Hyderabad.

State Police along with NSG and Military Intelligence officials were working closely to quell the challenge posed by the extremists and fundamentalists. Indian Air Force is providing helicopters to hover around the city for monitoring traffic jams on the roads, leading to the main venues.

The high security measures have virtually sealed off the venues for the sports-lovers. Hyderabadis, after hosting 2002 National Games and 2003 Afro-Asian games wanted to witness another biggest sporting extravaganza, but tight security situation is keeping them at a distance.

Meanwhile, with President Pratibha Patil, Defence Minister A K Antony, State Minister for Defence Pallam Raju and hosts of dignitaries, including the state Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and Defence Chiefs of participating nations, attending the opening ceremony, it might lead to traffic jams at several places in the city.


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