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Centre convenes meet to discuss Assam situation

india Updated: Nov 05, 2006 22:13 IST
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The Centre has convened a high-level meeting on Monday to discuss the security situation in Assam whose capital was rocked by two simultaneous blasts by suspected ULFA on Sunday evening killing at least 10 people.

A meeting of the Unified Command comprising the Army, para-military forces and the state police will also be held on Monday in Guwahati in the wake of the blasts.

Home Secretary VK Duggal has spoken to Assam Chief Secretary S Kabilan and taken stock of the situation in the aftermath of the blasts.

A meeting of Union Home Ministry officials, Director General of Military Operations, Director General of Military Intelligence and Intelligent Bureau and CRPF officials would be held in New Delhi on Monday to discuss the security scenario in the state.

After the meeting in Guwahati, the Assam chief secretary will send a report to the Union Home Ministry following which the Centre will review the situation there.

Meanwhile, a top Union Home Ministry official told that no group has taken responsibility for the blasts which didn't damage the infrastructure.

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