High alert sounded in West Bengal

  • Kolkata
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  • Updated: May 18, 2007 16:53 IST

A high alert was sounded in West Bengal in view of the bomb explosion at Mecca Mosque in Hyderabad on Friday in which five persons were killed.

"A high alert has been sounded in view of the bomb explosion at the Mecca Mosque. The police have been asked to keep constant vigil," IGP (Law and Order) Raj Kanojia told reporters in Kolkata.

He said an alert has also been sounded in some districts in view of the clashes between followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda and Sikhs in Punjab.The alert has been sounded in Burdwan, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata and Darjeeling where Sikhs have strong presence, he said


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