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K'taka steps up vigil after Mumbai blasts

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy directed the state police to step up vigil and security across the state.

india Updated: Jul 11, 2006 21:14 IST

In the wake of the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday directed the state police to step up vigil and security across the state, particularly in areas bordering Maharashtra.

The Chief Minister, soon after being informed about the Mumbai tragedy, asked DGP BS Siyal to deploy additional forces at important locations and sensitive areas as a precautionary measure, his secretariat sources said.

Kumaraswamy has also directed the Home Minister MP Prakash to convene a meeting of top police officials on Wednesday to review the situation and discuss the measures to be taken.

Kumaraswamy would be chairing this high-level meeting, the sources said.