Security strengthened

In the wake of the serial blasts in Hyderabad security has been stepped up in Coimbatore.

Police officers who are in Chennai for a meeting have been asked to return to respective headquarters with immediate effect.

City Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan told The Hindu over phone that vehicle checks have been intensified in the city. Armed pickets have been posted at sensitive locations. Vital installations were being brought under surveillance.

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