Jammu, Dec 30: Security has been beefed up in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the Bengaluru blast on December 28 and the subsequent issuance of red alert by the security agencies. Security was enhanced at Jammu railway station to keep close watch on people arriving from outside for safety concerns. [What happened after the Bengaluru blast of 2014]
SSP of Jammu Railway Suram Singh said every possible measure has been taken to ensure that safety standards are not compromised. He said the security was heightened ahead of the New Year celebrations and assured that peace will be safeguarded in the days ahead. [Bengaluru blast: was it Mehdi or SIMI?]
One woman was killed while four were injured in a low-intensity blast that took place outside a restaurant in Church Street on Sunday night. [IISc and Church Street attack: Just a coincidence]
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said after the blast that it was not an intelligence failure and the police did their best. The police suspected five members of banned Students Islamic Movement of India, who escaped from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district jail on October 1, to be involved in the bomb blast.