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Security beefed up in view of Independence Day celebrations

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Security has been beefed up in in view of the coming Independence day celebrations in the state, a senior police officer said today.

Superintendent of Police of Aizawl, Neihchungnunga told PTI that though there was no specific threat from any terrorist or militant groups, elaborate security arrangements were made to ensure peaceful celebrations of the Independence day.

He said that strict vigil has been maintained in important offices and vital installations while security was also beefed up in the Lengpui airport near Aizawl.

Bomb disposal squad would thoroughly examine the Rifles ground in Aizawl where the main function would be held, he said.

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 16:28 IST