Govt alerts five states ahead of Naxal bandh

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New Delhi, Jun 22: In the wake of the two-day bandh called by the Maoists starting from Monday, Jun 22; the government has warned five Naxal-hit states against possible violence.

The home ministry has put Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal on high alert among other states.

This move comes as intelligence inputs suggest that there was possibility of violence during the bandh. According to the intelligence reports, the likely targets could be railway and bus stations and places where people would gather in significant numbers.

Security personnel are asked to be vigilant against IEDs and landmines.

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