Security stepped up in Karnataka

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Bangalore, Jul 13: Police in Karnataka today scaled up security and vigil in the state, particularly in this IT hub following the serial blasts in Mumbai.

"Security has been beefed up in Bangalore which houses software majors and is also a science and aeronautical hub besides other cities across the state in the wake of the serial blasts that rocked Mumbai", Additional Director General of Police (Law)
Later talking to reporters, Additional Commissioner of Police, Bangalore city, Sunil Kumar said nakabandi bandobast had been imposed across the city to keep unwanted elements at bay.

Patrolling vehicles were also doing rounds in the city to keep a tab on suspicious elements, he said.

Security has also been beefed up in the International Airport, the city railway station, shopping malls and busy areas, he said.

Meanwhile, Home Minister, R Ashoka visited the city railway station and several bus stations in Bangalore to inspect the security arrangements that have been made in the wake of the serial blasts.

PTI

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